A beautiful photo, by Wylie Thomas, of a newly emerged Cicada, found in Uplands Park. Photo taken May 25, 2016.
James Miskelly confirms identity and comments:
“Okanagana occidentalis is the local species. We have only two cicadas, this one and a smaller one that ticks rather than drones. Never seen one of these in May before!”
Friends of Uplands Park hosts Tide Pools and Orcas, a Family Event:
Meet at Cattle Point from 9:30 – 11:30 am on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
Wear water shoes or rubber boots.
Margaret Lidkea, Chair of FOUP adds:
Dear Friends: Please join us at Cattle Pt on Sunday morning and then walk over to the Oak Bay Tea Party. UVic and WildBc biologists will be there to talk about the wildlife.
Poster by Margaret Lidkea.