Spring Field Crickets Well Under Way

by Carl Strang

Have you been hearing spring field crickets? They are the second species of singing insect to display in our area each year.

This is a female fall field cricket, but that species is indistinguishable physically from its spring field cricket sibling species.

The first spring field crickets I heard were on May 23. This is the fourth latest start date in the six years of my study.

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