Yes, the State Bird is out in full force.
Yes, it is the mosquito!
Shown here biting me this baby will grow a ton. At full maturity he will reach 6-7 inches long and have a stinger as thick as a number 2 pencil!
The biggest issue is the West Nile virus and a few other illnesses that they do carry.
Protect yourself! It is much easier and cheaper than fighting a major illness!