This is the year for Brood X Cicadas to arrive in the Northeast of the United States. My backyard has thousands and thousands of them in the trees, shrubs, grass and even my deck! So, I decided to use one as a photographic project. I put a quarter on the ground in front of one and waited for him to crawl near it. The cicada’s big red eyes appear to be looking at the quarter. You can learn more about Brood X by clicking the link below.

What is Brood X, the U.S. cicada infestation coming in 2021? – CBS News

Brood X Cicada eyeing a quarter!
Cicada eyes a quarter!

This photo was taken with my Android smartphone.

Posted by The Gray Bull

Novice photographer using Canon gear. I tend to like photographs of urban scenes. My other interests include casual blogging and travel.

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