Randy Bigbie reports: “Here in Wilkesboro/Moravian Falls, NC in the Blue Ridge Mt. foothills. we have hundreds in our yard.”
Cathy Decker reports: “Several cicadas were discovered in the Pierce Community of Greensburg, in Green County Kentucky“.
Patricia Cooper reports: “They have arrived in Adairville, KY42202″.
Terry Samsel reports: “Cades Cove [TN] in the Smokeys” (TN).
(The website is finally getting more traffic than in it does during Australia cicada season, so I know the emergency is really underway.)
I also added the Death Cab for Cutie advert because they’ve supported the site over the years.
Don’t forget to Share your Cicada Images, Video and Text.
Davy’s cicada comic book will be available soon.
Last but not least…
Another photo from Roy of his home-raised cicada emerging
I live in Hampton, TN, and they have just started to emerge here. Their singing has just started, so it is tolerable for now, but I imagine it will get louder and louder over the next few days.
I’m in Louisville (J-town), they are all over my front yard. I have more than I deserve! We have a few in the back yard. We used to have a tree in the front yard. I guess they were on the tree’s roots?!? No one else on the street has them! I have not seen any white eye ones yet!
Cicadas have emerged in Pike County Ky, we live on a mountain and they have gotten lower and louder every day for the last four days.
A BBC crew has been filming the cicadas in my neighborhood (North Asheville)for the last few days- part of a documentary on swarms to air next year. This is the first relatively warm night since they first began to appear a couple of weeks ago and I can see what seems to be a thousand of them hanging from the bushes and trees. Very spooky at night. They’re hitting the ground at a pace of about 3 or 4 a minute. They have to land the right way up and in just the right place- I hate that so many don’t make it. I’ve been trying to “help” them for days, moving the viable-looking ones out of the path of foot traffic and onto the larger trees. I’m getting fond of them and don’t want to see them go away.