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Benjamin Owen 4 Entries
Benjamin Owen

Benjamin Owen is producer of the documentary on hummingbirds titled “Refracted Glory.” He spent nearly two years researching the science and history of hummingbirds; interviewing experts from around the world and filming hummingbirds with a high-speed camera.borderwatchfilms.com

A Praying Mantis Hunting Hummingbirds

With its instant reflexes, the praying mantis is one of only a few creatures known to successfully capture, and eat hummingbirds. We recently discovered this curious insect on one of our hummingbird feeders. So I found a camera and recorded…

September 20, 2016

Music Inspired by Hummingbirds

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August 25, 2016

Hummingbird Nests

Hummingbirds build nests from soft materials; such as hair, moss, cotton, etc. They often use spider webs to help hold things together. The above nest was discovered in a beech tree on our farm. And you can see that all…

September 15, 2015

How did Hummingbirds Evolve?

Understanding hummingbird classification and origin in light of the research. Notice the assumption made before they actually studied anything; “how did hummingbirds evolve?”  Evolutionary scientists think that “because hummingbirds must have evolved from a common ancestor,” they simply need to…

September 14, 2014