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Articles I've started or expanded
Tasks I'd like to accomplish
- Generally fill in gaps and build out the pages for American ornithologists, botanists, and other naturalists, especially women.
Leon J. Cole's article could use some references and rewrite. The article for Robert Ridgway is flagged for insufficient inline citations; I have read Lewis's new biography and am working on the article now. I left some notes on the talk page for Stuart Keith.I recently worked on Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey and Elizabeth Gertrude Britton. Do some cleanup on Peter Swerling.
- There is a note on the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center article to make it more encyclopedic.
- I have some materials that could bolster the article on Huntley Meadows Park.
- Get a definitive spelling of John Livzey Ridgway's middle name.
- Master the layout of my userboxes.
Periodic maintenance and wikignoming
- Clean up the references to "Smithsonian Institute." Most recent check: 5 July 2015
- Clean up the references to "Brookings Institute." Most recent check: 14 July 2015
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Birds/Article requests/People
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Women scientists/Worklist
- The Times obit for Herbert Zim obscures the distinction between the Golden Guides for younger readers and the field guides.
- Why is the entry for field mark nothing more than a stub?
- Why is there no reference for List of authors of names published under the ICZN? Maybe it's more complicated than the botany list. Is there indeed an authoritative list of author (abbreviations)? I see two Richardsons, for instance.
- Henry Wetherbee Henshaw is a stub.
- Bird Phenology Program observer bios
- Chester Albert Reed
- Smithsonian Bird Division Hall of Fame
- Adolphus Lewis Heermann 
- BHL Notable Women in Natural History
- Flickr photoset from the Smithsonian of Women in Science
- Online resources about Women in Science
- John Wesley Powell
- Thomas Sadler Roberts, biography by Sue Leaf, reviewed by Alexandria Simpson
Oberholser's Towhee: http://birdaz.com/blog/2013/12/24/oberholsers-towhee/
- Emma Lucy Braun
- Louisa Boyd Yeomans King -- info in Bailey, listed in Wikipedia:WikiProject_Women_scientists/Worklist#Articles_to_be_created
- Kenneth Carroll Parkes -- listed in Wikipedia:WikiProject Birds/Article requests/People
- Donald Joyce Borror -- listed in Wikipedia:WikiProject Birds/Article requests/People
- Ellen D. Schulz Quillin -- 8 pp. in Bonta
- Abel Joel Grout, protégé of Elizabeth Gertrude Britton
- Nuttall Ornithological Club is a stub
- Henry Hurd Rusby needs some work
- Lynds Jones http://blog.biodiversitylibrary.org/2015/01/the-most-influential-birder-most-of-us.html
- a bird sanctuary is not really the same thing as an animal sanctuary, as we have defined that term
- Jay Norwood Darling
- Bonta, Marcia Myers (1991), Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, College Station, TX: Texas A&M Univ. Press
- Bailey, Martha J. (1994), American Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary, Denver, Colorado: ABC-CLIO, ISBN 0-87436-740-9