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GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:American bittern/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Dunkleosteus77 (talk · contribs) 18:41, 26 November 2015 (UTC)


Comments by Dunkleosteus77[edit]

  • Is this written in American English? If so, add the template {{American English}} to the article's talk page.
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

General comments[edit]

  • In the lead, change "...and central parts of the United States and wintering..." to "...and central parts of the United States, and wintering..."
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the lead, change " 'least concern' " to " 'Least Concern' "
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Description section, change "centres" to "centers"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Taxonomy section, who is "E. Choate"?
Explained. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Taxonomy section, change "To the Cajuns of South Louisiana this bird was..." to "To the Cajuns of South Louisiana, this bird was..."
Removed, wrong species! Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Distribution and habitat section, wikilink "brackish"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Behavior section, change "...to form wing-like extensions that nearly meet across its back and which resemble a ruff" to "...to form wing-like extensions that nearly meets across its back, resembling a ruff"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Behavior section, change "...with head retracted and a gliding gait" to "...with its head retracted and a gliding gait"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Behavior section, change "...averaging 49 by 37 mm (1.93 by 1.46 in)" to "...averaging 49 by 37 mm (1.93 by 1.46 in) in (diameter/radius)"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Behavior section, change "...and receiving regurgitated food direct into its beak" to "...and receiving regurgitated food directly into its beak"
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • In the Status section, change " 'least concern' " to " 'Least Concern' "
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

References[edit]

  • Add accessdates to all refs
Done, apart from books and journal articles. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:19, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • Instead of putting a reference next to the scientific name in the lead, put it in the Taxobox
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 18:14, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
  • is ref no. 2 a website? If so, find the link
Removed. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:19, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Replaced. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • ref no. 12 (Birds of the Bible) seems irrelevant
Removed. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • ref no. 13 needs the author's name (James P. Chapin), page number (196), and volume (39)
Done. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
  • ref no. 14 is a deadlink
Replaced. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 13:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for the review. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 06:15, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

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