It’s summer in New Zealand, and summer brings cicadas.
Here is a nice article about the cicada Sounds of a Kiwi summer:
The whirring and buzzing song of the cicada is a familiar soundtrack to many New Zealanders in the heat of summer – but just what do we really know about this rowdy insect?
We have around 40 species of cicada in New Zealand, and probably the most familiar to us is the clapping cicada, which is actually two very closely related species that form the basis of our summer soundtrack in much of the country.
Here is a gallery of New Zealand Cicadas.
Here is a list of New Zealand cicada links to help you identify cicadas in New Zealand.