The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Dark-eyed “Oregon” Junco

Dark-eyed Juncos are active breeders in the GNG and are not shy as they move about the area.  Here a junco surveys the grounds from one of the many trail cameras used to automatically capture the garden’s abundan wildlife.

Dark-eyed Junco ♂