These are some common examples of places where water collects and where mosquitoes commonly lay their eggs and complete their development.
Check sources around your home to prevent mosquito breeding. Dump, drain, empty out anything that's holding stagnant water, especially if you see mosquito larvae in it.
Stagnant water in a small birdbath.
Stagnant water in a rain gutter.
A large, decorative cement pot filled with water and aquatic plants.
A plastic kiddie pool filled with dirty stagnant water.
Stagnant water with algae in a neglected pool.
Stagnant water in a large bird bath.
Stagnant water on the bottom of an upside down plastic garbage can.
Stagnant water inside of a PVC pipe sticking out of the ground.
Stagnant water in a metal pail.
Small pocket of water in the folds of plastic construction sheeting on the ground.
Top view of a bromeliad with water collected at the top of the plant.
A clogged drainage pipe has resulted in this puddle filled with mosquito larvae.
Water collected in a discarded plastic bag on the ground.
Water in a ceramic plate under a potted plant.
Stagnant rainwater that has collected in a pocket created in the folds of plastic construction sheeting.
"Lucky bamboo" kept in plastic buckets or vases filled with water
Tires are notorious breeding sites
This birdbath makes an inviting spot for mosquitoes to lay their eggs. This little cherub may soon see mosquito larvae swimming around its feet.
The water in the top tier of this non-working fountain next to the Lobero Theater was full of mosquito larvae.
Stored tires out in the open, like the ones shown here next to the shed, are perfect for hundreds, even thousands, of mosquitoes to develop inside.
Water fountains that aren't flowing but still have water in them.
Another large birdbath
A hole in a tree trunk that has filled with rainwater. If you look closely you can see mosquito larvae in the water on the far left.
View of the tree hole in the trunk of this oak tree.
An unused and neglected hot tub.
Another neglected swimming pool.
A puddle at the foot of a shed.
This wheelbarrow filled with stagnant rainwater was sitting in the corner of a yard unnoticed for quite some time before it was found infested with hundreds of mosquito larvae.
This potted Philodendron at a local shopping mall has filled with rainwater. Shoppers walking past it very likely don't realize it's potential as a source of mosquitoes.