[CT Birds] cicadas

elphick at sbcglobal.net elphick at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 5 08:09:34 EDT 2013

Hi Frank,

There is a sighting map on the web site I gave a link to. 


Chris Elphick
Storrs, CT

On Jun 5, 2013, at 7:51, Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Chris,
> That was an informative and exceptional film!  Thanks so much for sharing.  Do you or other readers know any locations in CT where this is occurring, or expected to occur?
> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
> From: Chris Elphick <elphick at sbcglobal.net>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Sent: Tue, June 4, 2013 6:43:07 PM
> Subject: [CT Birds] cicadas
> The cicada emergence has been mentioned a few times recently.  One of my UConn colleagues, Chris Simon, is a world expert on the evolution of the group.  Today she sent around this youtube clip, which she says has some of the best cicada footage she's ever seen:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICDdTBgqYt0&feature=youtube_gdata_player
> Several members of her lab advised on the project.
> More info on their web site at Magicicada.org
> Yeah, off-topic, but they're cool.  And during the last big emergence in the region there was an incursion of Mississippi kites into the Northeast, so I'll claim there's a bird connection.
> Chris Elphick
> Storrs, CT
> elphick at sbcglobal.net
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