• The People Behind The Birds Named For People: Alexander Wilson

    3 years ago - By All About Birds

    Illustrations by Ian Lewington from the forthcoming Princeton Guide to the Birds of North America from Princeton University Press, except Wilson's Warbler by Jillian Ditner, Bartels Science Illustrator.
    From the Winter 2018 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now .
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    More than two centuries ago in the swamps of North Carolina, ornithologist and author Alexander Wilson squatted to sketch a yellow-green bird with a neat black cap flitting about above him...
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