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Macro cicada
Macro cicada
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Description: This cicada had just been caught by the cat! They're about 4cm-5cm long (including wings) and harmless - but they're VERY noisy, especially close up!
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Posted by: InTheSand at February 07, 2007, 02:53:20 AM

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Comments (5)

Jose
Posts:2868
December 28, 2013, 06:25:18 PM
We have them here in the south of Portugal too, but I've never seen one with colors, they're all various shades of grey.
I love the noise they make actually, it's part of the season. Very nice creatures and pretty evolved.
koaftder
Posts:2116
November 15, 2007, 02:14:28 AM
Those things fill up the pine trees here in North Carolina and make TONS of noise in the summer. Not a big deal though, a few minutes of it and you don't even hear it any more. You find their shells on the bases of trees all over, I guess it's when they gid out of the ground and fix their wings.
X-ray
Posts:4370
February 08, 2007, 06:11:57 PM
That's a good one!
InTheSand
Posts:1766
February 08, 2007, 07:17:57 AM
Macro mode is good fun!

Didn't want to crop too closely as I wanted to retain the 4:3 aspect, but thanks for your comments!

 - Ali
adz
Posts:2961
February 07, 2007, 09:43:44 PM
Looks like we have another participant 8-)

Nice detail mate, although a little more cropping would have been the icing on the cake ;-)

Come on guys, macro photography is great fun and just about every digi-cam has a macro mode of sorts now, so start snapping :-)


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