Newspaper Coverage of Pterosaur Sightings

Newspapers do, on occasion, publish reports of encounters with flying creatures described like pterosaurs, although eyewitnesses may use words like “pterodactyl” or “flying dinosaur.” Let’s begin with a 2004 article in the Papua New Guinea newspaper Post-Courier. COULD humble Siassi Islands in Morobe Province hold the answer to studies into prehistoric times? Many in the…

Credibility of Georgia Pterosaur Eyewitnesses

Flying creatures observed in the state of Georgia, according to the reports I have received from eyewitnesses, resemble apparent pterosaurs of other states and indeed of other countries. But what about credibility? Why should the general public, including common citizens of Georgia, believe that those eyewitnesses observed actual pterosaurs, not in faraway Papua New Guinea…

Pterosaur Sightings in Virginia

I recently received a detailed eyewitness report of a sighting in Virginia in 1999 (labeled “TV-12″). We’ve covered many sightings in these posts, some from various states in the U.S.A., including Washington state, Ohio, Texas, and California, but apparently Virginia had been left out. Let’s begin with older contacts. In 2007, a lady sent me an…

Pterosaur Sightings While Driving

Where is the least likely place to see a modern living pterosaur? Inside a building. If you want to become an eyewitness to that kind of flying creature, go outside, or at least drive around. Just be prepared to stop safely before gazing too long at a distraction like a “pterodactyl.” It’s no wonder that many…

Lakewood, California, Ropen Revisited

This past July 23rd, I set up a game camera under the phone line where the “Lakewood ropen” was seen perching (before it flew away). Since then I have examined over six thousand photos. As of November 11, 2012, I have not yet seen any obvious image of any pterosaur, but I submit the following…

Flying Creatures in Hawaii

I have encountered several sighting reports from Hawaii this year (mostly either email or blog-post comment I’ve received from eyewitnesses). But the encounter described in a post of the s8intcom blog now deserves attention and comparison with other sightings in Hawaii. Two soldiers were looking up at the night sky, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, for a…