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The Songs of Insects

Our Singing Crickets, Katydids and Cicadas

Welcome to songsofinsects.com, the support web site for The Songs of Insects, by Lang Elliott and Wil Hershberger. Our new full-color book and accompanying audio compact disc is the ultimate practical guide to singing insects, introducing the songs of 76 species of crickets, katydids and cicadas of eastern and central North America.

On this site, we complement our book with an interactive Online Guide to Insect Songs. We include information about insect photography and sound recording, how to find and capture singing insects, keeping insects as pets, and more.

Please support our celebration of insect songs by purchasing our book, along with our beautiful Singing Insect Notecards and Soundscape CD. Click the links to the left to learn more about these products. If you like our work, help spread the word by sharing our site address with others, and by adding our free Songs of Insect Jukebox to your personal web site.

Thank you for supporting our work!

Now try out our Jukebox (but first, disable the AUDIO TEST insect chorus if it is playing.) To add our jukebox to your site click here.

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