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.

A Great Horned Owl's Breakfast

This Great Horned Owl must have been active at first light to catch a California Ground Squirrel.  Although Great Horned Owls will hunt into dawn, they are normally nocturnal hunters, so a diurnal ground squirrel is not usually on the menu.  Unfortunately for the squirrel, that wasn’t the case today.