Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813) American ornithologist.

Named species:

T. solitaria 1813

Named subspecies:

T. solitaria 1813

Tringa rufa 1813

Parra gymnostoma 1831

Honorary English:

Wilson’s Snipe

Wilson’s Phalarope

Wilson’s Plover

Wilson’s Stint

Honorary scientific:

C. wilsonia Ord 1814

Tringa wilsonii Nuttall 1834