Who is involved?

PIPwatch website was set up to support research and conservation of Pied / Torresian Imperial Pigeons. New supporters and new participants are always welcome. Read here or contact Dr Julia Hazel, see link below.

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Dr Julia Hazel at James Cook University is researching PIP/TIP breeding ecology and population dynamics, coordinating citizen-science data collection and maintaining this website. You can find her contact details here.

Dr John Winter is scientific adviser and data manager for long-term monitoring of PIPs/TIPs at North Brook Island.

Many others are involved in conducting seasonal counts at North Brook Island, Green Island and Low Isles – too many to list – grateful thanks to all!

Citizen-science participants
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Graphic above for the first pipwatch monitoring season, many have joined in since then, thanks to all!

Scientific support from James Cook University is ongoing.
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Funding support from the Thorsborne Trust is gratefully acknowledged.

Conservation leadership and ongoing inspiration come from Margaret Thorsborne AO and the late Arthur Thorsborne.