Talk:Asian house martin

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Good article Asian house martin has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. If you can improve it further, please do so. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it.
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December 31, 2009 Good article nominee Listed
February 5, 2010 Good topic candidate Promoted
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GA Review[edit]

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Looks pretty good from a lookover. Comments below.


  • Prose - It is mainly blue-black above, apart from its white rump, and has pale grey underparts. above where? Should be explained here in addition to being explained further in the article.
  • It has mainly blue-black upperparts, other than its white rump, and has pale grey underparts Jimfbleak - talk to me? 08:08, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
  • Its three subspecies breed in the Himalayas and in central and eastern Asia, and winter lower in the mountains or in Southeast Asia.. - Ambiguous; "and winter..."
  • and spend the winter lower in the mountains or in Southeast Asia. Jimfbleak - talk to me? 08:10, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
  • Sources - Look good.
  • Images - Look good.

Final Review[edit]

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  6. Does it contain images to illustrate the topic?
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  • Comment, fix the prose niggles and this should be ready for GA. ceranthor 19:23, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

Reviewer: ceranthor 19:23, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for taking the time to review. Are the changes above OK - I wasn't sure quite what the ambiguity was in the second one? Jimfbleak - talk to me? 08:10, 27 December 2009 (UTC)

I just got back from Maryland, sorry. Thank you for making the changes, I am now passing this article. Congrats. ceranthor 13:18, 31 December 2009 (UTC)

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