Category Archives: Lights, strange

Ropen Expedition Ten Years Ago

Glowing Pterosaurs in Papua New Guinea I took the flight from Los Angeles International Airport ten years ago tomorrow, to eventually arrive in Papua New Guinea, to search for ropens. How did the living-pterosaur expeditions in those remote tropical rain … Continue reading

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Ropen or Pterosaur in New Mexico

An amateur astronomer, standing outside his New Mexico home, about 140 miles west of Lubbock, Texas, saw an apparent bioluminescent nocturnal pterosaur on September 1, 2014. It was gliding across the telescope’s field of view, which was at low magnification for … Continue reading

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Marfa Lights and Bioluminescence

I recommend the nonfiction book Hunting Marfa Lights, by James Bunnell. It is the best resource I know of for data on the more mysterious of the lights. This book should be a major reference for any researcher of this phenomenon, … Continue reading

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Attracting a Pterosaur

The following was sent to me by a blog reader who suggests a possibility for attracting a nocturnal bioluminescent pterosaur: “Has anyone tried the obvious strategy of luring a pterosaur with a glowing decoy? If there are still living pterosaurs, … Continue reading

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Marfa Lights on Consecutive Nights

In the book Hunting Marfa Lights, James Bunnell reveals, “On rare occasions I have observed MLs [mystery lights in the Marfa area of Texas] repeat their location but only on consecutive nights.” (See the middle of page 165). One instance … Continue reading

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Intelligent Marfa Lights

To begin, the nonfiction book by James Bunnell, Hunting Marfa Lights (HML), gives no hint of any pterosaur involvement with the more mysterious flying Marfa Lights. Still, although he admits having no clear explanation, his book firmly proves that some … Continue reading

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News: Pterosaurs Seen in the United States

Reports of modern living pterosaurs keep coming in, and most of them appear to be unrelated to any hoax or misidentification. A Real Pterosaur in Pennsylvania I noticed a large black bird in the sky . . . I called … Continue reading

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Umboi Island Expeditions

On a blog about reports of living pterosaurs in the United States, why talk about strange flying creatures in Papua New Guinea? Recent cryptozoological investigations in the United States came from successful expeditions in the southwest Pacific. Without those years … Continue reading

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