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Cicada Killers in Lincoln, RI.

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Cicada Killers in Lincoln, RI.

Does RI count? Providence County, Cobble Hill Road, Lincoln, RI

They hang out on a sun-baked rock wall (pictures were taken today, a cloudy day, around 1pm), apparently marking the scene by touching their backends to the rocks...

Date Posted: 2006-08-04 Comments: (2) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2010-11-26 | Website:

Hi Allan

Yes, those are cicada killer males alright. Thanks for the picture for confirmation. The males stake out territory. These guys were probably wanting to get warm and the wall is a nice heat source.

Thanks very much for the new data and yes, Rhode Island does indeed count.

Keep me updated if you notice any female burrows around. Usually where there's males females are surely nearby.


Posted By: Allan | On: 2010-12-13 | Website:

Gerry, thank you for your response. I will observe for females since the cicadas are humming now.

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