Olson Prize

The Storrs Olson Prize is awarded by the Editor for the best book review published in each volume of The Wilson Journal of Ornithology (beginning with volume 120). 

Award recipients

2019 Pamela Rasmussen[Review of] The Feather Thief, by Kirk Wallace Johnson. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130:836-837
2018 Kara L. Lefevre[Review of] The New Neotropical Companion. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129:653-655
2017 Frank A. Stabile[Review of] Gods of the morning: a bird’s-eye view of a changing world, by John Lister-Kaye. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 128:211-212
2016 Donald C. Dearborn[Review of] The book of eggs: a life-size guide to the eggs of six hundred of the world’s bird species, by Mark E. Hauber. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127:161-163
2015 Evgeny A. Bragin, Sergei L. Sklyarenko, and Todd E. Katzner[Review of] Birds of central Asia, by Raffael Ayé, Manuel Schweizer, and Tobias Roth. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126:614-616
2014 Robert H. Day[Review of] Petrels, Albatrosses & Storm Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide, by Steve N. G. Howell. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 125:681-682
2013 Ellen Paul[Review of] The Feathery Tribe, by Daniel Lewis. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124:829-832
2012 Gregory B. P. Davies[Review of] What were they thinking? Is population ecology a science? Papers, critiques, rebuttals, and philosophy, by Bertram G. Murray, Jr. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123:850-852
2011 Storrs L. Olson[Review of] The curse of the Labrador Duck. My obsessive quest to the edge of extinction, by Glen Chilton. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:196-197
2010 Richard C. Banks[Review of] Evolution and taxonomy of white-cheeked geese, by Bertin W. Anderson. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:650-653
2009 Storrs L. Olson[Review of] The Meinertzhagen mystery: the life and legend of a colossal fraud, by Brian Garfield. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120:917-920