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The Port Aransas Pewee Event of October 2011

October 01, 2011 by Marcin Kotjka (photos used with permsission) at "the Willows" - a tiny scrap of willows, reeds and bushes around a small freshwater pond amidst coastal grass/scattered low scrub, 50 yards east of Highway 361 on Mustang Island, Nueces County Texas, about 4 or 5 miles south of Port Aransas:

MANDIBLE PATTERN: a tiny pale area ahead of the central feathering seems to be the only pale, making this pattern significantly darker than the leftmost mandible pattern by Pyle in figure 1423, page 215: