David Donnelly

David Donnelly

Blue Planet Marine, Dolphin Research Institute, Australian Marine Mammal Centre, University of Queensland and Whale Dive Tonga

Manager at Killer Whales Australia, Research Officer at the Dolphin Research Institute

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Published on Jan 22, 2017

Database update

Dear backers,Killer Whales Australia along with AT Design recently spent some time with our database support team at the Australian Antarctic Division in Tasmania. The purpose of this visit was to ...

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Published on Jan 09, 2017

Project Update No. 2

Hello and happy New Year to all of our wonderful supporters! This is a brief update on the progress of our database development. So far we have been able to consolidate all of our sightings data an...

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Published on Dec 04, 2016

Project Update

Well its taken a little longer than we had hoped but things are gaining momentum with our project. Since receiving funds, Killer Whales Australia have accepted delivery of a higher powered, twin sc...

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Published on Aug 25, 2016

Why conserve Australia's killer whales?

Every year in Australia we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars studying a variety of whale and dolphin species, ranging from migrating humpback whales to resident coastal populat...

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Published on Aug 13, 2016

Tracking calving rates and calf survival.

One of the most important things for a species is the successful recruitment of the next generation. This is something we know next to nothing about in Australian killer whales. The...

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It is Tony...thanks for your support mate.
Jan 09, 2017
Estimating the population size of Australian killer whales using Citizen Science
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Thanks Sandy, we are very please with the latest progress.
Jan 09, 2017
Estimating the population size of Australian killer whales using Citizen Science
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Hi Monique...Thanks again for your contribution, we'll be making a start on the project very soon. Just one thing...I received a message from colleagues in Western Australia, they were querying your GoFundMe campaign in relation to the image you used. Apparently the image belongs to them and they did not receive an image credit. No damage done but this is something to be wary of. Perhaps you might like to consider assisting them when their crowd funding campaign kicks off? Thanks again!!
Sep 19, 2016
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We are there! This project is about to become a reality thanks to some amazingly generous people. How wonderful!!! Thank you to you all!!!
Sep 02, 2016
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Thanks Jenny....we consider you a foundation member. One of the first to put our sticker on your car!!
Aug 31, 2016
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Thanks for your pledge Karen, that's wonderful, we really appreciate it.
Aug 24, 2016
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Hi Sandy, Thanks for your well wishes. Unfortunately there was an error in the system and we are not yet funded, in fact we are still over $2,000 short. We'll keep trying!!
Aug 24, 2016
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Natasha...some images can be viewed on our Facebook page. Should our project be funded, details of sightings and some images will be viewable on our online system which will have public access. Fingers crossed we make our target!
Aug 24, 2016
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Thanks Sandy, its wonderful to have you involved. These sort of projects rarely receive funding so its important that we engage with like minded people to help achieve positive outcomes for these animals. Thanks again!
Aug 13, 2016
Estimating the population size of Australian killer whales using Citizen Science
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