Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Otways 29 March

The dig crew at Eric The Red West go through their
exercise routine on Tuesday. It greatly benefitted
 their backs but unfortunately didn't help to find any bones

Monday, 28 March 2011

Otway crew photo

Tom Dave Peggy Dean Mary Roger Erich Alanna Alan Travis
Tom Dave Wendy Mary Dean Erich Alanna Alan Roger Travis

"Do something a bit silly"

Fossils found 27 March

Wendy finds a dinosaur claw
Wendy's dinosaur claw
The crew finds a big bit of turtle plate
Roger finds a dinosaur vertebra...
Roger's dinosaur vertebra

... and then finds a shaft in the same rock

We find a great big long dinosaur tibia
Cutting out the dinosaur tibia
Mary looks at the tibia

Otways 27 March

The crew get right to work
Alan looks stylish
Peggy looks stylish
Alan hammers
Erich places a chisel
Travis hammers
Erich hammers
The crew sits
Dave walks along the beach
The troops
Tom and Mary confer
We find a dead penguin on the beach
The troops work
Tom carries rocks in a bucket
Tom and Erich confer
Roger circles a fossil
Erich and Roger break rock
Pat and Peggy break rock
Roger and Dave confer whilst Lisa breaks rock

Fossils found 26 March

A beautiful probable ilium
A small fossil with an interesting shape

Otways 26 March

Mary finds a comfortable
rock-breaking position
Peggy identifies the visiting wren
Never trust a grinning Dave
Peggy looks stylish in the cold
Mary and Dave confer
Mary inspects a fossil
The crew working
The crew still working
Dean grins
Dean wants a fossil THIS BIG
The crew working again
Alan and Erich compare notes
Travis carries rock
Alan maps the layers
Alanna inspects the handle of the new sledgehammer
Peggy checks her bag for goodies
Alan splits a rock
Dean swings a sledgy
Dean breaks off a promising piece of rock
Travis breaks a rock
Dean places a chisel
Mary breaks rock
Alanna and Travis enjoy some lunch
Alan holds a rock
Alanna and Travis enjoy the view
Travis checks out the waves
Alan and Alanna head down the beach