|El paso, Co - Thunderbird Sighting|
This post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as The Crypto Crew. Over 20 years experience with research and investigation of unexplained activity, working with video and websites. A trained wild land firefighter and a published photographer, and poet.
Thunderbird or Something Else?
I got in another possible Thunderbird report, it has never been reported until now. The wingspan of the bird in this report is larger than any reports I have read. Could it have been a Thunderbird or something else?
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Name: Christine ******
Email Address: Withheld but on file
County: El paso
Date of Sighting: 2006
Time of Day: 4am
Nearest Town: COLORADO SPRINGS (less than half mile from national forest)
Length of Sighting: 1min
How many Witnesses: 1
Any Photos/Videos: no
Describe sighting in detail:
I Stepped out onto the front porch suddenly & started something above me on the roof. I Heard a loud clawing or scratching above but before I had a chance to look, there was a great flapping sound like a large flag in the wind.
A percussion type force filled my ears & actually knocked me backwards into the door. Looking up I saw in silhouette from the moon light of a huge winged thing. (40ft wingspan easy)It lifted away from the roof & as it flew off it made an unearthly sounding screech, almost like a croak.
I would greatly appreciate hearing from a cryptozoologist regarding this, this is my first time speaking about this at all & I've done a lot of research: given other known "bird related" elements (carcass damage, eyeshine & hemophagocytosis) I think there is a connection between this thing and the reported cattle mutilations. Thank you
(Note: I did send Christine an email and some info about this possibly being a Thunderbird.)
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This does sound like a Thunderbird but the wingspan is lager than any reports that I have read. A bird this large would not have any problem attacking cattle and this could explain some of the cattle mutilations in the area.
Thanks to Christine for sending us the report. If anyone in this area has had a similar sighting or has had a cattle mutilation problem and you don't know for sure what it was , then please let us know.
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