In a new paper (see link), I expose a big misunderstanding about the history of Alexander Wilson's (1766-1813) ornithology: He was not the "Father of American Ornithology" as widely claimed. Sorry @WilsonOrnithSoc, hear me out. 1/18 https://t.co/hoHIqjwhTO

— Matthew R. Halley (@MatthewHalley) January 28, 2022