Talk:Przevalski's nuthatch

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Just a note - I'd put taxonomy as first subsection - we've done that for almost all bird FAs to date - and much of this one is about its taxonomic history in the first instance. I'll go and look at its chum at FAC then return.....Cheers, Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 06:58, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for looking! Will do (but definitely not tonight).--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 07:20, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Comments from Jim[edit]

I'll add as I go along Jimfbleak - talk to me? 09:20, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

  • At FAC it's standard now not to link continents or sovereign countries
  • You will need to give Imperial conversions of the metric measurements too, using the template is probably easiest (see [[Eurasian Nuthatch)
  • Berezovski book needs a publisher.
  • Give publisher locations for all the books or none
Yes check.svg Done as to all, thanks--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 14:43, 20 April 2014 (UTC)
I made these edits, please check, and revert any you don't agree with. Further comments follow Jimfbleak - talk to me? 06:13, 21 April 2014 (UTC)
  • throat to the coverts —There are different covert feather on the wing and tail, add location to clarify. Also "color" occurs twice in that sentence
  • apart from the White-cheeked Nuthatch—"separate from"?
  • S. przewalskii belongs to Leptositta'—the other members of which are...
  • is that they lack the common eyestripe— I know what you mean, but it reads a bit clunkily
  • distinguishingly— please assure me that this is a word in AE
  • native nuthatches—too vague, what species?
  • of near-threatened or even classification as a vulnerable species — I would capitalise the statuses, but your call
  • Handbook of the Birds of the World and Quinghai are overlinked
  • Check if anything else needs a link, eg mandible
  • 1,500 km needs a conversion

Jimfbleak - talk to me? 06:13, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

All addressed, thanks for looking. Yes, it is a word:-) but I've changed that sentence anyway.--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 02:05, 22 April 2014 (UTC)
No further queries at present. Cas has said he will review, and I notice that Shyamal has made an edit, so I think it will soon be ready to be thrown to the wolves Jimfbleak - talk to me? 05:19, 22 April 2014 (UTC)
Mine was a quick perusal. Might be useful to check this German work by Hellmayr though - http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/905094 since it is quite a careful description with a key. It seems to be possible to work through despite a bad Google translate job. Shyamal (talk) 07:26, 22 April 2014 (UTC)
Another German (also in Russian) source to look at is this which includes very careful colour descriptions using Ridgway's colour standards. This work also included a plate by Keulemans from which a crop has been added into the taxobox. Shyamal (talk) 08:40, 25 April 2014 (UTC)