On the other hand it could have been s very tiny low-flying plane. 


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On Jun 29, 2014, at 10:45 AM, Dave Nutter <nutter.d...@me.com> wrote:

> That's a great website for a neat project, Mike! On the discussion board, a 
> participant (whose name & email I have omitted here) asked Linda's question, 
> and the project leader replied:
> In my June 1, 2014 report I reported an individual flying with three flashes 
> and reported it as orange because red was not an option. It looked RED to me. 
> Is that possible?
> .:Don Salvatore - 6/16/2014 1:20 pm Firefly colors are listed as yellow, 
> yellow green, green, orange, amber and blue. I have never heard of a red 
> firefly. But that doesn't mean that there isn't one. Or that because of the 
> way people may see colors differently or environmental conditions, you won't 
> see a red firefly.
> * * * 
> I still have only seen what I'd describe as yellow-green fireflies, but a lot 
> of them. Maybe that's all there are at my house, or maybe I haven't learned 
> to discern the colors. I certainly haven't put in the disciplined time of a 
> Firefly Watch participant, but I'm considering it. Then maybe I'll have more 
> legitimate replies when people ask about red flashes in the night.
> --Dave Nutter
> On Jun 29, 2014, at 12:24 AM, Mike Pitzrick <mpitzr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The Museum of Science in Boston has published some web pages with 
>> information about how to identify fireflies using their flash color and 
>> pattern.
>> Types Of Fireflies
>> Flash Chart
>> Virtual Habitat (interactive tool to help you learn to identify firefly 
>> flashes)
>> These web pages are part of a citizen science project called Firefly Watch, 
>> which is designed to find out more about the distribution of the various 
>> firefly species.
>> -Mike
>> On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 10:49 PM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone else notice that some of the flashes look like different colors. 
>> Reds and greens. Is this just like a Doppler shift type thing or are they 
>> really like that?
>> Linda
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