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.

Afternoon Water Break

This popular fountain sees most of its action in the mornings, but still gets visitors throughout the day.  On this afternoon, many species of birds came to drink or bathe – hummingbirds even had a few of their charming pool parties.

Allen’s hummingbirds.

House finch with an interesting deformation to his beak.

Yellow-rumped warbler.