100 FLYING BIRDS: Photographing the Mechanics of Flight

ADVANCED READING FOR CHAPTER 11: FAVORITES

 

THE FAVORITE CHILD

The view that many parents actually do have a favorite child is presented in the following article:

Asamoah, T. 2018. “Why Most Parents Really Do Have a Favorite Child.” Psychology Today, September 14, 2018.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/lets-reconnect/201809/why-most-parents-really-do-have-favorite-child

Accessed May 15, 2020

 

PAUL McCARTNEY’S FAVORITE SONG

McCartney identified his favorites as ”Here, There and Everywhere” with ”Yesterday” as a close second” in a 1984 interview described in this retelling:

McCartney, Paul. 1984. “Paul McCartney Reveals His Favorite Beatles Song, Exclusion of George Harrison from 1984 Film.” Interview by Scott Muni. CBS News 50 Years Later, October 16, 1984. CBS Archives released January 17, 2014.

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/top-lists/paul-mccartney-reveals-his-favorite-beatles-song-exclusion-of-george-harrison-from-1984-film/

 

THE MIHO MUSEUM IN KOKA, JAPAN

Architect I. M. Pei identified this as his favorite project. “Built to house the private collection of Mihoko Koyama, the museum features a tunnel entrance, soaring glass ceilings, and the same stone Pei used to line the Louvre lobby.”

Bear, R. 2019. “Mapping I. M. Pei’s Major Works.” Curbed, May 17, 2019.

https://www.curbed.com/maps/im-pei-buildings-louvre-completed-works

 

MENDELSSOHN’S VISIT TO FINGAL’S CAVE

Karl Klingemann, one of Mendelssohn’s traveling companions during the visit, described the day in a letter to his family below. The day was stormy, and Mendelssohn was seasick!

Mendelssohn in Scotland. 2015. “The Islands: Staffa and Iona: Saturday 8 August 1829.” Accessed September 18, 2019. www.mendelssohninscotland.com

http://www.mendelssohninscotland.com/islands-staffa-and-iona

The opening section of the Overture can also be played on the above web page.

 

Miho Museum. N. d. “An Introduction.” Accessed [July 14, 2020].

http://www.miho.or.jp/en/intro/history/   

 

Two published papers from van de Ven’s dissertation on the Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill have appeared here:

van de Ven, T.  M. F. N., R. O. Martin, T. J. F. Vink, A. E. McKechnie, and S. J. Cunningham. 2016. “Regulation of Heat Exchange across the Hornbill Beak: Functional Similarities with Toucans?” PLoS ONE 11 (5): e0154768. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154768 (accessed September 19, 2019)

 

van de Ven, T. M. F. N., A. E. McKechnie, and S. J. Cunningham. 2019. “The Costs of Keeping Cool: Behavioural Trade-Offs between Foraging and Thermoregulation are Associated with Significant Mass Losses in an Arid-Zone Bird.” Oecologia 191 (1): 205–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04486-x (accessed September 19, 2019)

DESCRIPTION OF THE SNOWY SHEATHBILL

The comparison of the Snowy Sheathbill to the pigeon, the crow, and waders appeared on the Cornell Lab’s Neotropical Birds site here:

Fang, E. D. 2020. “Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus, version 1.0” In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.snoshe2.01  https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/snoshe2/overview (accessed September 19, 2019)

 

SNOWY SHEATHBILL FEEDING HABITS

The following paper reports on Snowy Sheathbills who were associated with a Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) colony.

Favero, Marco. 1996. “Foraging Ecology of Pale-Faced Sheathbills in Colonies of Southern Elephant Seals at King George Island, Antarctica.” J. Field Ornithol. 67 (2): 292-299.

The full text of the article is available here:

https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/jfo/v067n02/p0292-p0299.pdf (accessed September 19, 2019)