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Ian Rose

Ian Rose

Ian Rose is a freelance science and nature writer living in Oregon, focused on climate and wildlife issues in the American West. His writing has appeared in Hakai Magazine, The Scientist and Earth Island Journal, and he tweets, far too often, @ianrosewrites.

Das Vogelkonzert (The Bird Concert) by Jan Brueghel the Younger, c. 1640-1645

Every Good Bird Does Fine

Is birdsong music, speech, or something else altogether? The question has raged for millennia, drawing in everyone from St. Augustine to Virginia Woolf.