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.

Great Horned Owl Enjoys a Breezy July Afternoon

This California Walnut branch in the GNG is a favorite day-roost for the continuing Great Horned Owl family.  The interesting thing about looking at footage from this trail camera is the amount of time these owls spend preening during the day.  They apparently get by on little sleep!

Adult Great Horned Owl