Great Green Bush-crickets

These Great Green Bush-crickets (Tettigonia viridissima) were calling in bramble scrub at Dawlish Warren NNR just after sunset on a warm August evening.

They’re very hard to track down as there are so many singing at once that it’s almost impossible to zero in on one individual. When you do get up close to one the volume of the call is incredible.

Recorded with the built-in microphones on an Olympus LS-10. No post-processing needed, the crickets were loud enough to down out almost all the background noise!

Great Green Bush-crickets

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *