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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.4 April 2002

The history, ecology and conservation of the New Forest Cicada

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To many people, the word 'cicade' may conjure up memories of relaxing on the balcony of a Mediterranean villa at sunset while a seemingly invisible cicada calls incessantly from nearby vegetation. In Britain, our only representative of the family Cicadidae has a high-pitched song which is not so easily heard. Cicadetta montana Scopoli occurs now only in the New Forest, hence its name 'New Forest Cicada'.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist