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Glassy Winged Sharpshooter
Adult Sharpshooter
This video shows the adult Sharpshooter's characteristics
The Sharpshooter will move around a branch or stem of a plant before it flies away.
Viewing the video is also a good way to see the sharpshooter move and its size relation to a common object.
This video is about 4.3 MB and may take a few minuts on cable or DSL, but may take an hour or more on a dial-up internet connection.
Adult Sharpshooter Video
Nymph Sharpshooter
This video shows a nymph which is usually more active than the adults. The nymphs do move much like the adults, but will jump when pestered for too long instead of flying like the adults that can.
This video is about 2.9 MB and may take a few minutes on cable or DSL, but may take a half hour or more on a dial-up internet connection.
Nymph Sharpshooter
Sharpshooter Rain
This video shows the 'Sharpshooter Rain' which is really just their excrement being propelled from the sharpshooter and out of the trees. When Sharpshooters are in large numbers the Sharpshooter Rain is quite visible, when fewer Sharpshooters are present it is more difficult to spot. Looking at indirect sunlight can help you see the droplets.
This video is about 2.9 MB and may take a few minuts on cable or DSL, but may take a half hour or more on a dial-up internet connection.
Sharpshooter Rain