Sensational Stridulation…

 

During a recent ‘attack them there brambles with this ‘ere machete’ session, this little fella piped up. I found his burrow and managed to place two small microphoes on either side of his stage. I had to wait a while for him to restart his performance but he eventually resurfaced to continue his wooing…

 

I’m no expert in Orthoptera, but from what I managed to see through the grass and using my google skills I’m pretty sure it’s a Field Cricket or Southern Field Cricket. Please feel free to correct if you know more…

 

Chirp!