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Cricket Crawl 2013 - Sound Census of Singing Insects - Chinquapin Park

If you’ve ever listened to crickets singing on a summer night, then you’re qualified to participate in Cricket Crawl 2013.

Cricket Crawl is an evening sound census of the late summer crickets and katydids, which will help scientists to document these often overlooked insects’ distribution.

One group will be meeting in Chinquapin Park in Baltimore that evening to listen, and you're welcome to join us.


Suggested preparation:Learn the unique calls of the 8 target species by going to

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(Lesser Anglewing - Microcentrum retinerve) 

Photo courtesy of  Wil Hershberger Nature Images and Sounds, LLC

RAINDATE: August 24 - Check this website if it's rainy.

Enjoy the sounds of summer and make a difference!

Cricket Crawl 2013 is a collaborative partnership of the Natural History Society of Maryland, the Audubon Naturalist Society,, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Photographs courtesy of Wil Hershberger and Lang Elliott.



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