Resaca de la Palma


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Resaca de la Palma

(rāsä`kä thā lä päl`mä), valley, an abandoned bed of the Rio Grande, N of Brownsville, Tex., where the second battle of the Mexican War was fought, May 9, 1846. Mexican troops under Gen. Mariano Arista, retreating south after the battle of Palo AltoPalo Alto,
locality not far from Brownsville, Tex., where the first battle of the Mexican War was fought on May 8, 1846. American troops under Gen. Zachary Taylor defeated a Mexican force led by Gen. Mariano Arista, who retreated to Resaca de la Palma.
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, were defeated by American forces led by Gen. Zachary Taylor.
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Least Grebes were observed at Estero Llano Grande State Park near Weslaco, Texas on 10 and 13 July, at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge near Alamo, Texas on 12 July, at Resaca de la Palma State Park near Brownsville, Texas on 14 July and at Sabal Palm Audubon Sanctuary near Brownsville, Texas on 15 and 17 July.
Performances of the display were observed twice at Santa Ana and Resaca de la Palma, always by the same pairs, and seven times at Sabal Palm by four different pairs.
Parallel swimming was observed repeatedly in about all pairs recorded at Estero Llano Grande, Santa Ana, Sabal Palm and Resaca de la Palma.
Resaca de la Palma and Cattail Lake at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (SANWR) were the only marshes that had a coefficient of similarity greater than 0.