cicadas spend 17 years underground as nymphs feeding on the roots of deciduous trees. They emerge en masse as adults, creating
loud choruses, breed for 4-5 days, and die. Their dark coloration and red eyes distinguish them from the annual and 3-year
Date: Saturday, June
Location: Cortlandt Manor,
Notes: On Anthony's
Nose, 1/4 mile from scenic pull-off. Note chorus in background.