The noise will be almost constant as the males assemble in huge “choirs” to sing and attract mates.
They’ll hit windshields, annoy bicyclists, possibly damage young trees, and scare the living crap out of you by landing in your hair.
They’re cicadas, specifically 17-year cicadas, or periodical cicadas, which have spent the past 17 years underground, feeding on sap from tree roots. Now they’re emerging to breed and lay eggs.
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