I was startled to see this sight on our fence and called Dave out. Dave is known for keeping odd facts in his head and immediately identified the sight as a Cicada Killer Wasp killing a Cicada. Within a few moments the wasp flew off with the cicada! Amazing!
Here is a website called “Cicada Mania” if you are interested in learning more:
Paula Ziegler is a local resident who has a concern for the fate of bees, butterflies and all wildlife which inspires her to find solutions to creating wildlife habitat gardens that fit into the look of the neighborhood. Her hope is that you enjoy her blogs and perhaps start a wildlife garden of your own! Learn more about Paula at https://www.facebook.com/paulayourgardenkeeper