Scott Barchard Wilson

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Scott Barchard Wilson (1865–1923) was a British ornithologist and explorer.

Wilson was the son of the chemist George Fergusson Wilson.[1] In 1887, he was sent by his professor Alfred Newton to study and collect birds in Hawaii. On his return he wrote Aves Hawaiienses (1890-1899) with Arthur Humble Evans, illustrated by Frederick William Frohawk.


  • Fuller, Errol (2000): Extinct Birds, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 0-19-850837-9


  1. ^  Lee, Sidney, ed. (1912). "Wilson, George Fergusson". Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement​. 3. London: Smith, Elder & Co.