But even over the noise, I could hear the monotonous drone of a cicada .
Their wings make a whine much like the sound of a cicada .
Unless you are a cicada or a mosquito, Washington DC is not considered the destination of choice at this time of year.
On land, an unseen cicada had begun its shrill noise.
A lone cicada will sound as loud and true as any brass band practising in an empty concert hall.
He goes for walk one day and witnesses a fight between a cicada and a much smaller praying mantis.
The dog-day cicada is dark with green markings.
If cicadas come out when few predators are around, they flourish.
It is a jungle resort where the hill villas are surrounded by lush greenery containing the sounds of screeching monkeys and chattering cicadas .
The air seemed to beat against my ear drums, vibrating with the piercing rattle of insects - cicadas , grasshoppers and huge black beetles.