Annoying Mosquitoes

October 17, 2018

While this California Scrub-Jay was preening to look its best for the other many scrub-jays in the yard, a mosquito decided to take advantage and have a meal. Bloodmeals are important to female mosquitoes as they need lots of protein to produce eggs. This is the time of year where mosquitoes can be quite plentiful, so be sure to find and remove any stagnate water in your garden.

California Scrub-Jay – Aphelocoma californica

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