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Mosquitoes in L.A. County | LAist

August 12, 2022

[Posted by Chuck Almdale]

As mosquitoes are flying insects, and many birds (not enough!) catch and eat flying insects, I figure it’s valid to post this here. Plus hot news on fun viruses like West Nile, Dengue, Zika, Yellow fever and Chikungunya which your 2nd-favorite flying friends are bringing with them, to you. Keep an eye on your ankles. Encourage flycatchers to live near your house. Black Phoebes love to nest under your eaves or on your porch light.

Mosquitoes. Here’s one, the common, native Culex.
(Coutesy of Don Loarie / Creative commons via Flickr)

More Mojitos, Less Mosquitoes: How To Rid Your Home Of The Pesky Biters
LAist | Caitlin Hernández | 12 Aug 12 2022 | 5 min read

From the article:
In Southern California, mosquitoes have it made. Our continuous warmer temperatures have practically created a year-round mosquito season, which gives them more of an opportunity to grow, lay eggs, and spread diseases like West Nile virus. But as we hit the peak of summer weather, mosquito activity is rising.

Here’s the other, invasive species.

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