Friday, August 23, 2013

Anniversary of the passing of America's greatest Ornithologist

( No, it  isnt Audubon)

Alexander Wilson, America's greatest ornithologist died 200 years ago today. Think of all the birds named after him ( Wilson's Warbler, Wilson's Phalarope, Wilson's Petrel, Wilson's Plover....)

See Rick Wright's post

more on history

  new book out as well(thanks to Rick Wright for all the info)