Margo Rosenbaum

Reporter, Audubon magazine

Margo Rosenbaum is an editorial intern at Audubon. She recently graduated from the University of California, Davis, and is currently based in Los Angeles.

Articles by Margo Rosenbaum

A Bold Bet to Ensure the Future of Desert Birds: Plant Thousands of Cacti

October 02, 2023 — Can saguaro cacti that take root today survive the next century of extreme wildfire and drought? Tucson Audubon aims to find out.

In the Rockies, Human Activity Paves the Way for a Hybrid Bird Boom

January 12, 2023 — Black-capped and Mountain Chickadees mate more often than previously believed, research shows—especially where people disturb their habitat.
A large white bird with dark brown wings and a long orange beak sits in the grass.

Why Birds Are Anti-Aging Superstars

November 10, 2022 — Despite their extreme lifestyles, avians can live remarkably long lives for animals their size.

Why Bird Feed Can Be a ‘Gateway Food’ for Bears

October 27, 2022 — The easy buffet draws bears to human habitats. If you live in bear country, experts suggest putting away feeders in seasons the mammals are active.

More Than Half of U.S. Birds Are in Decline, Warns New Report

October 12, 2022 — The 2022 U.S. State of the Birds report shows plummeting bird populations across almost all habitats while highlighting the need for further conservation efforts.
A man standing on the sidewalk takes a picture of dead fish floating at the top of a lake, the city in the distance.

Deadly Algal Bloom Could Cause Food Shortage for Bay Area Migrating Waterbirds

September 27, 2022 — A massive fish die-off this August at San Francisco Bay's Lake Merritt, a vital avian stopover site, has experts concerned for fall migrants.

Wild Cockatoos and Humans Compete for a Rubbish Prize in a Potential ‘Arms Race’

September 13, 2022 — Sulfur-crested Cockatoos in eastern Australia have learned to open trash cans. Their human neighbors are fighting back.