It seems to me that mosquitos are part of the natural fiber/web of life. These, what often humans think of as nasty, insects provide high protein food for insect eating birds: flycatchers, swallows and many others like one of my favorites, the Black Phoebe.
MuRefuge, a wildlife habitat, has a small pond as well as birdbaths, to provide water for the birds to drink and in which to bathe.
|A Spotted Towhee bathing in the birdbath Dwight|
made. The birdbath has Datura leaves imprinted on it.
|And a sparrow joining in.|
|What a delighful vision!|
As you ponder the benefits of the entire food chain, may you