Marfa Lights & Bunnell “James Bunnell was a member of  the launch team for all manned  Apollo launches (1968-1973) and  earned an Apollo Achievement  Award for support of the Apollo 11 launch.” (Hunting Marfa Lights,  back page of book; published by  Lacey Publishing Company, 2009)  What scientist has done more work with Marfa Light observations  than James Bunnell? Being a local  resident for years, he was able to  become friends with some of the  ranchers; he received permission  to set up automatic cameras in  several locations near where the  more mysterious lights appear. One camera setup was named for  its location on a roof: “Roofus.” It  recorded an extraordinary display  on the night of May 8, 2003, with  triangulation from some other  observation locations, allowing a  calculation of where the flying  light started and stopped. The eleven-mile flight of that  flying object lasted eighteen  minutes, making the average speed about thirty-seven miles per hour.  It confirms my opinion that it was  not made by any barn owl. An owl  can fly that speed, sometimes even a bit faster, but not for such a long  stretch and not in a straight line.  It’s just not owl behavior. But how could anyone connect a  flying light with a barn owl? The  Australian researcher and bird  expert Fred Silcock, living in Mt  Macedon, Victoria, Australia ties  the mysterious Min Min light, at  least some of them, to Tyto Alba,  called in the U.S. “barn owl.” At  least a few of them sometimes  give off a bioluminescent glow, as  they hunt. But no barn owl has the  intelligence or the complex group-  behavior of Marfa Lights.  Marfa, Texas, Pterosaurs Why consider that Marfa Lights  have anything to do with living  pterosaurs? After all, reports of  those flying creatures in Texas are  only occasional and not usually  from southwest Texas. Residents around this part of the  state, human residents, see some  evidence of intelligence in these  lights; that’s why they are called  “dancing devils.” Along with that,  Mr. Bunnell, one of the world’s  leading authorities on the “ML’s”  (mystery lights) has been amazed  by their complexity. It seems that  the scientists, including Bunnell,  have no good explanation for that  complexity. Non-living entities are  deficient, entirely deficient, in any  reasonable way, when it comes to  reasons for dancing lights, and the  dancing are far too complex.  One of the scientists once saw one of the flying lights scurrying about in a nearby bush, “like an animal”  would behave (description by Mr.  Edson Hendricks, of San Diego).  In addition, the flying lights called  by Bunnell “CE-III” return to this  part of Texas roughly about once a month, with many nights in a row  without any CE-III appearing. It’s  much more like the returning of a  group of predators than it is like  some energy force that is called  “earth lights” or “ball lightning.”  A group of predators seems to  have staked out this area as part of a larger area in which they hunt.  This possibility deserves serious  scientific investigations. Cryptozoology Book The new third edition of Live  Pterosaurs in America brings a  multitude of eyewitness sightings to your fingertips. Learn what  few Westerners have considered:  why living pterosaurs have been  hidden from scientific discovery. Jonathan David Whitcomb’s hypothesis of bioluminescent flying predators hunting around Marfa, Texas According to Sherlock Holmes,  “When you have eliminated the  impossible, whatever remains,  however improbable, must be the  truth.” Apply that to the Marfa  Lights of southwest Texas. The complexity of those CE-III  mystery lights defies all attempts  to assign them to any non-living  sources; therefore, they must be  created by living things. Fireflies cannot possibly produce  those lights. Min Min barn owls  also fail, among other reasons for  this: No barn owl flies straight  and level for eleven miles,  averaging 37 mph (May 8, 2003).  The only thing left is something  like the ropen of Papua New  Guinea; it flies faster than birds.  Applying Sherlock Holmes Copyright 2011, 2012 Jonathan David Whitcomb  Marfa, Texas Photo by High Above Texas Marfa Lights of Texas Photo by Michael R. Swigart In the photo image below, enhanced  with a line-of-flight, is this evidence  of wing flapping, by some large  bioluminescent flying creature, maybe  like the ropen of Papua New Guinea?  Near Marfa, Texas  Nocturnal Pterosaurs in San Diego, California