Date: 5/13/24 2:34 pm
From: Clyde Sorenson (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: RFI: locations with emerging Periodic Cicadas
All of the birds that can are gorging themselves on them. Some may be
tiring of the steady diet...

Clyde Sorenson
Clayton and Raleigh, NC

On Mon, May 13, 2024 at 4:58 PM Sally Robertson <carolinabirds...>

> I’ve been meaning to ask the list about this. My bird seed and suet have
> been moving much slower lately and I wondered if the birds are eating
> cicadas instead. There have been a lot of cicadas here since late April.
> The birds I've seen with cicadas so far (1 each) are Carolina wren,
> cardinal and red-eyed vireo.
> Sally Robertson
> Carrboro, NC
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> From: Wayne Hoffman <whoffman...>
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> Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 07:26:18 -0400 (EDT)
> Subject: RFI: locations with emerging Periodic Cicadas
> Hi -
> I am looking for locations where large numbers of the Brood XIX Cicadas
> are emerging, I would like to see whether any birds are feeding on them.
> Places with both cicadas and Mississippi Kites would be awesome.
> Thanks
> Wayne Hoffman
> Wilmington

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