Oklahoma witnesses in Maud are curious about light and fog images captured on a game camera after setting up the equipment in the hopes of knowing what was disturbing their caged chickens, according to February 13, 2014, testimony in Case 54,054 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.
In captured incidents occurred on various dates, with the most recent logged in at 1:04 a.m. on February 4, 2014.
"There have been numerous pictures taken by different game cameras that I've put out that catch funny looking lights as well as fog-like things we cannot understand," the reporting witness stated. "I first put out the camera to try and catch something that was getting chickens that were caged."
The captured objects seem to vary.
"One is kinda like a small spinning object. I've kept two of these photos of the one that was spinning. There are pictures of streaking lights, one a mule is staring at. It was in the middle of the night. There are so many different types of things that seem to be going on."
The reporting witness and a nearby boyfriend also witnessed odd lights themselves. One night she spoke to her boyfriend by telephone.
"He said I was sure missing a light show. I hurried over to his house and saw the same thing happen only twice. He said it had been continuous before I arrived. I laid in bed starring at this star like thing that was above the tree line for over two hours and I finally went to sleep because it was just sitting there doing nothing."
She has tried to rule out established lights on the property that might be producing the phenomena.
"There is a security light near where this was happening and it was located above and to the west of the security light. There are no other lights where this thing was. The fields I filled out above (in her report) describe not one sighting but this one plus all the other streaks of light we see on the game camera. There are several I have of a fog-like object taken in the pen I had the game camera located in. I was still trying to catch whatever had been taking the chickens. I moved it around several times and seemed to always get something weird on it. One picture shows large lights like something from way above is shining down on the area of his house, pens and shop, like four or five illuminating, like four or five fingers of light coming from the sky. I also have one picture that shows four lights or funny illuminating right in front of the camera between the chicken pens and the game camera."
Some of the photos capture orbs of light.
"We have also seen an orb of some kind bouncing around in the bed of my new pickup truck when we parked and were checking out the pickup bed camera. We were seeing how it worked. It was dark, parked in front of his (boyfriend's house) and stationary. This light, basketball-size object, was in the bed of the pickup moving around then out of the pickup bed when he turned on the camera that shows the bed of the pickup. We both freaked out as to what it was. I really don't know what all these things are that we've been catching on my game cameras but it doesn't seem to matter what camera I put out - it catches streaks of light and some appear to be coming from not only the side of the camera, across the field of view, but also from the ground up."
The pictures capture a variety of activity.
"One picture shows his mule looking at one of these streaks. The next picture shows the streak in a different place like these streaks of light are moving and are all around his place, in front yard, in the pens, etc."
The woman's boyfriend has seen odd lights himself.
"He was working in his large shop one night and saw a flash of light and thought, wow, there's a thunderstorm coming up. He thought it was lightening. Then he walked out the door to see and one went right by him very fast. He was telling me about it and said not only do the cameras catch these funny things, but I saw one in person."
The two witnesses are unsure what the light phenomena is and are speculating about what is causing it.
"It is like we are in a vortex or whatever black hole or something where these things are happening because it is ongoing. I finally think it is time to share whatever is happening with you."
The witness provided 10 images with the report, which was filed on February 13, 2014. You can view the images in the slideshow on this page, or download them directly here: Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4, Image 5, Image 6, Image 7, Image 8, Image 9 and Image 10.
Maud is a city in central Oklahoma, population 1,048. Oklahoma has a UFO Alert Rating of 5 with a lower number of recent reports nationally. Louisiana was the 19th highest reporting state with 10 reports in January 2014 - while California had 102 reports - the highest reporting state in the nation.
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