Jeff Brown, Ornithologist/Naturalist
Jeff leads the field as an ornithologist, a naturalist and, an incredibly talented educator. With 10 years experience in the Cincinatti and Brookfield Zoos; 15 years of working in museums around the country; and over 17 years of teaching experience –Jeff brings a brilliant foundation of knowledge, wisdom, and skill in every expedition. He thrives in the field and his passion for discovery is contagious. His field research has taken him to the remote interior of the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea and to twelve mountains on seven different islands in the Philippines. Above all else, Jeff enjoys igniting the passion for exploration in search of the smallest of things.
Current Residence: Corpus Christi, TX
Education: B.S. Animal Science, Univ. of Illinois; M.S. Biology, New Mexico State Univ.
Field Experience: Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Mexico, United States (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio)
Years in the Field: 16
Area of Teaching Experience: 18
Skills: Ornithology, hiking, backpacking, specimen preparation, museum science