For the Birds: A History of American Ornithology



Most people think John James Audubon was the father of American ornithology, but actually, that title belongs to a Scottish immigrant named Alexander Wilson. Wilson abandoned the artistic conventions of his time in favor of more realistic drawings meant for identification. This hour we’ll talk about a new book celebrating his contributions.



On Weds, April 23, Ohio Wesleyan University will hold a Symposium: Alexander Wilson and the Making of American Ornithology

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