I just looked, and it's still there - at least, it is for me. Try again and
let me know if you still have problems, or go to my soundcloud home page (
http://soundcloud.com/llesnam-yar) and look there.
On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Munir kureshi <>w=
> Hi Ray,
> What a wonderful opportunity to record cicada. I had experienced similar
> activity in Chicago when I was doing my internship in 1990. Layers of
> cicada on the ground everywhere. Unfortunately, I knew nothing about soun=
> recording at the time. I tried to listen to your recording on Soundcloud
> and it says the recording has been removed. Is anybody else having the sa=
> Sent from my iPad
> On Jun 1, 2013, at 12:04 PM, Ray Mansell <> wrote:
> > Here in New York's Hudson Valley, we're at the peak of the Brood II
> > emergence. This happens once every 17 years, so I felt compelled to
> > the event - I likely won't be able to the next time!
> > I just posted a short recording at
> > http://soundcloud.com/llesnam-yar/17-year-cicadas, and will likely be
> > posting more in the coming days. This particular recording was made at
> > around noon today, 1st June 2013, at this location:
> > The cicadas were everywhere, and several landed on me as I was recordin=
> > They are alien-looking creatures, but perfectly harmless, and there are
> > literally billions of them in this brood, which covers many hundreds of
> > miles from North Carolina to northern New York. Birds and other predato=
> > gorge themselves, and you can hear a cat bird singing along with the
> > cicadas - perhaps anticipating a feast.
> > Ray...