Lake Michigan Mothman

Two women and several other witnesses encounter a red-eyed winged humanoid along the Lake Michigan at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. The description closely resembles other sightings over the years. The following report was received by Phantoms & Monster Fortean Research member and UFO Clearinghouse founder Manuel Navarette: “I was out for our regular evening walk with […]

2 female employees were leaving their jobs at 2300 at O’Hare International Airport when they noticed a large winged being flying overhead in the parking lot. When it landed in front of the pair, it feigned an attack that stunned the women. Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research team investigator Manuel Navarette posted the following on […]

In June 2016, a witness observes a huge winged humanoid gliding over the Carl Schurz High School in the Irving Park neighborhood of north Chicago. I received the following information from the witness ‘TS’ in reference to her sighting of a winged humanoid in June 2016. TS was driving north on N. Milwaukee Ave at […]

A 2nd airline pilot at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago comes forward to report and describe the ‘O’Hare Mothman.’ Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research team investigator Manuel Navarette (UFO Clearinghouse) submitted the following report: “My name is Bruce (*Name changed per witnesses request*) and I am a pilot for (*redacted*) and have been with (*redacted*) […]

During the early summer of 2019, a Franklin Park, Illinois (Chicago suburb) resident observes a large winged humanoid flying through the alley behind his home. I recently received the following information from a witness ‘EV’ who observed, what he stated as, a winged humanoid in the alley behind his house in Franklin Park, IL. On […]

A pilot and co-pilot observe a winged humanoid while taxiing towards the terminal at O’Hare International Airport on the morning of May 31, 2020. Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research investigator Manuel Navarette posted the following report on UFO Clearinghouse: Date of the sighting: May 31, 2020 Time of the sighting : Approximately 7:30 A.M. Weather […]

In the late Summer of 2011, reports of Mothman-like flying humanoids began to surface in the city of Chicago. After three brief sightings, there were no further accounts. Then unexpectedly in early 2017, a smattering of encounters emerged from different locations throughout the Chicago metro area; until the number reached near fifty sightings before the […]


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