Riversleigh Field Trip 2018

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2016 – The 40th Anniversary

The first ever Riversleigh field trip started in 1976. This year’s 40th anniversary Riversleigh field trip was held between Thu 30th June and Sat 9th July.

Bogans in the south. Image borrowed from Tharunka @ UNSWAs usual, the teams from the University of New South Wales and University of Melbourne plus the many volunteers from Sydney, Canberra, Queensland, Tasmania and New Zealand converged at Adels Grove to unearth prehistoric life in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area. We even had a Bogan volunteer from the (Sutherland) Shire – see map on the right.

Participants this year were:

  • UNSW – Camilo Lopez Aguirre, Michael Archer, Corey Bennetts, Joshua Bergmark (with Shahaf and Max), Karen Black, Andrea Cormack, Anna Gillespie, Sue Hand, Emily Hull, Bok Khoo, Shaun Laffan (with Pip, Maya and Frances), Jonathan Liu, Naomi Machin, Troy Myers (Mummy and Daddy visited), Michael Stein, James Strong and Laura Wilson
  • University of Melbourne – John Hellstrom, Kale Sniderman and Jon Woodhead
  • Sydney – Kirsten Crosby (with Edward “Toy” Thorp, Bridie & Miles), Robert Lohr, Arthur White and Karen White
  • The Shire – Bogan Andrew Guess
  • Canberra – Phil Creaser and Geoff Burchfield
  • Queensland – Chris Larkin, Alan Rackham, Kerry Rackham, Dale Rackham, Kerry’s Aunt Wilmar, John Prince and Davin the helicopter pilot
  • Tasmania – Lizard (Chris) Cannell
  • NZ – Uncle Rick Arena
  • US – Kerry Archer, Maureen and Judy, with Ingrid from Western Australia.

Briefing At Adels Grove

The next six photos are from the first day briefing at Adels Grove.

L to R: Shaun, John H, Geoff, James, Sue, Judy, Kerry’s friend, Joshua, Shahaf and Max, Michael A, Phil and Robert.

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L to R: Emily, Naomi, Andrea, Camilo, Jonathan, Michael S, Karen W, Kerry R, Arthur, Aunt Wilmar, Dale, Kale, Jon, Pip, Shaun, Joshua, Shahaf and Max.

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L to R: Michael A, Robert, Troy’s Dad and Mum, Kerry A, Bogan Andrew, Emily, Naomi, Andrea, Camilo, Jonathan, Michael S, Karen W, Kerry R, Arthur, Aunt Wilmar, Dale, Pip, Sue, Judy, Kerry A’s friend, Joshua, Shahaf and Max.

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L to R: Maya, Aunt Wilmar, Arthur, Kale, Jon and John P.

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L to R: James, Sue, Judy, Ingrid, Joshua, Shahaf and Max, Michael A, Phil and Robert.

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Not present in the photos above: Karen B, Uncle Rick, Laura, Lizard and Chris but they are in the photos below. Not present in any photos: Kirsten Crosby and family.

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2015

Figure 1: from left: Jon Woodhead, Kale Sniderman, Kerry Rackham, John Prince, Anna Gillespie, Chris Palmer, Laura Wilson, Rick Arena with the Wailing Chicken, James Strong, Joy Horton, Karen White, Michael Archer, Punya Jeffrey, Arthur White, Lizard Cannell, Heather Atkin, Doug Jeanes, Peter Hudson Naomi Machin, Chris Larkin, Ann Jeanes, Georgia Soares, Sue Hand hiding behind Georgia, Troy Myers, Bok Khoo. Other members not included in this photo are: David, Jane and Sophie Cohen, Ian Graham, Neil Rutherford, Davin (helicopter pilot).

Figure 1: The 2015 Riversleigh Team, from left – Jon Woodhead, Kale Sniderman, Kerry Rackham, John Prince, Anna Gillespie, Chris Palmer, Laura Wilson, Rick Arena with the Wailing Chicken, James Strong, Joy Horton, Karen White, Michael Archer, Punya Jeffrey, Arthur White, Lizard Cannell, Heather Atkin, Doug Jeanes, Peter Hudson, Naomi Machin, Chris Larkin, Ann Jeanes, Georgia Soares, Sue Hand hiding behind Georgia, Troy Myers, Bok Khoo. Other members not included in this photo are: Sophie, Jane and David Cohen, Ian Graham, Neil Rutherford, Davin (helicopter pilot).

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2014

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Figure 1: The 2014 Riversleigh Team clockwise from left – Jane Cohen, Jon Woodhead, Diana Dickson, Mel Dickson, John Prince, Amber Cannell, Crystal Cannell, Lizard Cannell, Georgia Soares, Robin Beck (hiding), Naomi Machin, Chris Palmer, Chris Larkin, Davin (helicopter pilot), Kerry Rackham, Rick Arena, Troy Myers, Phil Creaser, Kenny Travouillon, Dylan Bye, Michael Archer, David Cohen, Nikkita Archer, Karen Black, Anna Gillespie, Laura Wilson, Olivia Christmas, Bok Khoo and Blake Dickson. Other members not included in this photo are Steve and Lisa Rees, and Henk Godthelp. Members from the Waterhouse Group, volunteers associated with the South Australian Museum, joined us in our dig. And members from Hunter Geology visited for a tour of the “D” site.

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2013

Figure 1: The 2013 Riversleigh Team, from left – Karen Black, Emma Cohen, Rebecca Pian, Chris Larkin, Chris Palmer, Mark Taylor, Shimona Kealy, Michael Archer, Ada Klinkhamer, Troy Myers, Rick Arena, Anna, Nicky and Michael Gillespie, Ian Wilkinson, Tim and Conor Vaughan, Bok Khoo, Robin Beck, Lizard Cannell. Other members not included in this photo are Phil Creaser, Blake Dickson, Henk Godthelp, Sue Hand, Nikki Phillips, John Prince, Kerry Rackham, Tony Walters, Dingo (helicopter pilot).

Figure 1: The 2013 Riversleigh Team, from left – Karen Black, Emma Cohen, Rebecca Pian, Chris Larkin, Chris Palmer, Mark Taylor, Shimona Kealy, Michael Archer, Ada Klinkhamer, Troy Myers, Rick Arena, Anna, Nicky and Michael Gillespie, Ian Wilkinson, Tim and Conor Vaughan, Bok Khoo, Robin Beck, Lizard Cannell. Other members not included in this photo are Phil Creaser, Blake Dickson, Henk Godthelp, Sue Hand, Nicky Phillips, John Prince, Kerry Rackham, Tony Walters, Dingo (helicopter pilot).

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2012

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Figures 1-7: The 2012 Riversleigh Team

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Riversleigh Field Trip 2011

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