MDA Brood X Periodical Cicadas Hit PEAK 2021 Emergence


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Press Release: Maryland Dept. of Agriculture

Brood X periodical cicadas are hitting PEAK emergence in many parts of Maryland. This means millions of fully-grown winged adults are flying and blundering into things (and us), “singing” as loud as they can, and starting to mate. What’s that loud buzzing you hear? It’s the sound of male cicadas earnestly belting out their love songs! Read the Rest...

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I know I'm going to jinx myself, but I have not seen a one either in Owings or Port Tobacco. :yahoo:


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Was up in Western MD over the weekend. The mountain behind my mom's house sounded something from an old sci-fi movie. My nephew measured the frequency of the "chirping" multiple times. Each time it centered up on 5993 Hz.