Archive for June 2013

Join us for BioBlitz 2013

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Posted by Davide, 07 June 2013

Join us tonight for the beginning of BioBlitz 2013. BioBlitz is a 24 hour marathon to search and survey for different species in the Forest. The New Forest Cicada Project will be officially launching the app tomorrow, Saturday, June 8th, at Roydon Woods Nature Reserve, Sandy Down, Boldre, Brockenhurst. Will we also be at Roydon Woods for the Woodfair and Local Produce this Sunday (June 9th), so do come and enjoy the day with us. To find out more, visit the BioBlitz page of the Woodfair. See you in a few hours!

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The app has landed!

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Posted by Davide, 03 June 2013

It is with great pleasure that today we announce that the app has finally landed on the iOS and Android stores! Having refined the algorithm and implemented some new exciting features, the app is ready to go out to the Forest and be tested thoroughly on every possible device. We are keen to hear your feedback, so try it out and let us know what you think. You can contact us at info@newforestcicada.info, discuss it here on the blog or on the forum or drop us a line on twitter. Download the app and ...

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Cicada Found! No, not in the UK. Yet.

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Posted by Davide, 28 June 2013

So we set off for Slovenia for the second time, armed with the same devices we had last time, plus a few news ones. Professional field recorder with parabolic microphone, bat detector, iPhone 3, 4, 4S, 5, Samsung Galaxy tablet, Galaxy Mini (cheapest Android on the market), lots of Nexus 4's and an HTC One X. The difference being that this time we had our own Cicada Hunt app to use, and intended to find ways to break it. Result? Two minutes after we got off the car, we found a Cicadetta montana (i.e. the New Forest cicada) and, ...

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