Template:Did you know nominations/Greylag goose

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The following is an archived discussion of the DYK nomination of the article below. Please do not modify this page. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as this nomination's talk page, the article's talk page or Wikipedia talk:Did you know), unless there is consensus to re-open the discussion at this page. No further edits should be made to this page.

The result was: promoted by PFHLai (talk) 14:42, 8 November 2015 (UTC)

Greylag goose[edit]

Greylag goose
Greylag goose
  • ... that the greylag goose (pictured) was domesticated in Ancient Egypt about 3000 years ago?

Improved to Good Article status by Cwmhiraeth (talk) and Chiswick Chap (talk). Nominated by Oceanh (talk) at 12:33, 25 October 2015 (UTC).

  • Review Symbol confirmed.svg Good to go! Promoted to GA. Meets core policies and guidelines, and in particular: is neutral; cites sources with inline citations; is free of close paraphrasing issues, copyright violations and plagiarism. Earwig's copy violation detector: Graylag Goose report gives it a clean bill. The articles that are ranked at 60+% have an attribution to the Wikipedia article.
Original image used in article and has permissions, and Commons license seems to be Okay. Clear at 100 pix.
DYK nomination was timely and article is easily long enough. Every paragraph is cited. Hook reference is cited in line from a scholarly paper—Hugo, Susanne (2002). "Chapter 1: Origins and Breeds of Domestic Geese". In Buckland, Roger; Guy, Gérard (eds.). Geese: the underestimated species. FAO Agriculture Department. ISSN 0254-6019.—and verified. Hook is hooky enough, I think, and relates directly to the essence of the article. It is interesting, decently neutral, and appropriately cited. QPQ done, although article is not yet promoted. Cheers on a job well done! 7&6=thirteen () 21:47, 25 October 2015 (UTC)