The Joseph R. Jehl, Jr. Field Notes, 1967-1974 consist of two volumes of field notes, drawings, and maps of expeditions along
the western coast of Baja California (Mexico).
Born on December 12, 1935 in New York City, Jehl attended Cornell University (A.B. 1957), and the University of Michigan (M.A.
1964, PhD 1967). He joined the San Diego Natural History Museum as curator of Birds and Mammals in 1967. From 1977 to 2001,
he was a research biologist at the Carl L. Hubbs Sea World Research Institute; his major research interests were seabirds
and shorebirds. He is currently a research associate in the Division of Birds at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural
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