Mosquitos are incredibly annoying - and they can carry the West Nile Virus as well. Here are tips for avoiding and repelling mosquitoes.
Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites
If you´re a birder, you´ve encountered mosquitoes. Here are tips to help you minimize the bites.
Bounce Fabric Softener Sheets
The claim is that millions of people in Florida rely on Bounce fabric softener sheets to keep away mosquitoes. True or false, does this really help?
Coleman Mosquito Deleto
I´ve tested many, many anti-mosquito items in my quest to bird without being bitten. The Coleman mosquito deleto actually seems to work reasonably well!
DEET, Mosquitoes and Birding
You love to go birding, but you hate those mosquitoes. Is it bird-friendly to use a DEET repellant?
Hate Mosquitoes? Build a Bat House!
Fed up with mosquitoes? Afraid of West Nile? Enjoy the thought of a natural solution? Build yourself a bat house!
Mosquito Tips - Lemon Fresh Joy
According to an internet rumor, a simple dish of "Lemon Fresh Joy" is all you need to keep your world mosquito free. Unfortunately, this is an urban legend.
Mosquito Tips - Off! Hanging Mosquito Lantern
When I get bit by a mosquito, I have the bump for weeks. I tried keeping them away with the Off! Hanging Mosquito Lantern. It looks nice, but how does it perform?
Preventing Mosquitos from Breeding
It´s fine to repel mosquitoes from your body with DEET. However, the best solution to the mosquito problem is to stop them from breeding in the first place.
The Importance of Ants to Birds Survival
Some birds are completely dependent on ants for their survival. These groups of ants are known as army ants and as the name would suggest they move in large packs .
Vitamin B1 and Thiamine
Rumors say that taking large doses of vitamin b1 - Thiamine - helps to ward off mosquito bites.
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West Nile Virus is a deadly disease carried by mosquitos. Here is information on West Nile Virus as well as ways to avoid getting it.
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