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Eastern Cicada Killer

Sphecius speciosus

Description:

I spotted this in the grass and ran in to get my camera. By the time I got there it had pulled the cicada up this tree (photo) and before I could get another shot it flew away with its prey!

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5 Comments

ardenkpierce
ardenkpierce 5 years ago

Eastern Cicada Killer

ardenkpierce
ardenkpierce 5 years ago

cool

ardenkpierce
ardenkpierce 5 years ago

Eastern Cicada Killer

ardenkpierce
ardenkpierce 5 years ago

thanks

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Nice action capture! I've spotted them zooming through my yard a couple times but had not chance to grab a camera and get a shot. Congratulations!

ardenkpierce
Spotted by
ardenkpierce

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2014
Submitted on Sep 8, 2014

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