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Welcome to The Los Gatos Birdwatcher. The Store for Nature Lovers.

We specialize in everything to do with enjoying wild birds — from healthy backyard habitats to guided tours around the world. Our customers depend upon us for fresh bird seed, feeders, baths, field guides, optics, and unique gifts.

Our mission is to educate, share adventures, and have fun through the love and experience of birds and nature. Visit us at our store in Los Gatos, California to discover our latest products including the best crazy sock selection in town.

Learn more about local organizations supporting wildlife in our local Bay Area.

Upcoming Events
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Bird ID Workshops

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
7:30PM – 8:30PM
at The Los Gatos Birdwatcher

Lisa Myers will focus on five different local bird species each month. Open to all levels of birders. Max class size: 25 participants. Free. RSVP: 408-358-9453.

Mating Tree Swallows ©Garrett Lau

Mating Tree Swallows ©Garrett Lau

Birds in Love
Class and Field Trip

LECTURE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, at the store

FIELD TRIP: SATURDAY, MAY 5
8:00 AM – Noon, at Alum Rock Park

The infamous "sex class" is back by popular demand. Discover "behind the scenes" activities our birds experience during breeding season. Taught by Lisa Myers. Sign up by calling the store 408-358-9453. Fee $50.

Luna, the Great Horned Owl ©Lisa V.

Luna, the Great Horned Owl ©Lisa V.

International Migratory Bird Day Celebration — May 12

The Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center is coming to the Los Gatos Birdwatcher on Saturday, May 12, 11 AM – 2 PM to help us celebrate. Come meet WERC's volunteers and their beautiful educational animals.


Brown Bears ©Joan Sparks

Brown Bear ©Joan Sparks

Exciting Encounter with Alaska's Brown Bears

THURSDAY, MAY 17
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, at The Terraces

Join Joan Sparks as she takes us on an adventure of the beautiful Cooks Inlet in Alaska.



Upcoming Tours
Moss Landing Turkey Vulture ©Tony Woo

Moss Landing Turkey Vulture
©Tony Woo

Birding Coastal Hot Spots around
Moss Landing with Ryan Phillips and
Lisa Myers

SATURDAY, JUNE 9  •  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We are heading to the coast! We will stop in several summer hot spots around Moss Landing and spend time identifying the many species that make this Elkhorn Slough outlet their preferred habitat. In addition to the many different shorebirds and seabirds found here, we will also be on the look-out for California Sea Otters, Harbor Seals and whales off the coast. $65 Fee includes transportation & entrance fees.


Yellowstone Tour

JUNE 16 – 24, 2018 

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trip has filled banner

Tour includes: three guides, lodging, all meals, ground transport, park fees, and permits (air travel separate). $4,000 per person double occupancy. Learn more at 408-358-9453. – Now taking a waiting list


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Saturday Morning
Bird Walks

MAY 5  No walk. The usual walk
is preempted by Birds in Love Field Trip: Alum Rock Park. Call the store to join.

MAY 12  International Migratory Bird Day! Belgatos Park, Los Gatos, off Blossom Hill Road.

MAY 19  Santa Teresa County Park, Fortini Rd. Entrance off McKean Rd.

MAY 26  Memorial Day weekend. No walk.

 

Spring Feeding Tips

Feeders are extra busy due to fattening up for migration, egg laying, and keeping predators away from nests.
check box Store your seed in cool, dry location
check box Keep bird baths full of clean water
check box Add high caloric fatty suet to your offerings
check box Hang feeders where cats cannot attack
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Location and Hours
Los Gatos Birdwatcher
in King’s Court Shopping Center
at Los Gatos Boulevard
792 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
408-358-9453
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Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm




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