Our Mosquito Magnet trap filled in under a week. We normally empty it once a month or so.
Mosquito populations may be down, but the gnats, no-see-ums, white sox and several other unidentified bugs were relentless.
It may not come as a surprise, but Yukon has seen an unusually high number of mosquitoes this year — and they aren't physically distancing.
Mosquito populations have decreased in some areas, perhaps due to changes in the surrounding vegetation or weather.
First mosquito (and bite) of year.
Mosquito populations are way up in Southcentral Alaska this year. Extremely high numbers are also reported from interior Alaska.
Each spring, it seems, the air of Alaska is filled with the buzz of mosquitoes and the whines of people declaring that this is undoubtedly the worst bug season they've ever experienced. This year they may have a case.