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

The Los Gatos Birdwatcher has started its 25th year specializing in everything you can do to enjoy the wild birds with whom we share our Earth — from healthy backyard habitats to guided tours around the world. Our customers depend upon us for fresh bird seed, feeders, baths, field guides, optics & 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.

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

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: According to the county of Santa Clara we are an “essential business” as we carry food for backyard livestock, pets and birds. Store hours are based on what we can staff and what we understand the current order allows. The store schedule can change depending on what precautions we are advised to follow.

New Hours
Monday – Saturday, 10am - 5pm (Closed Sunday).
Hours could change depending on Covid-19. See details in the newsletter.

Curbside pickup available. Call ahead: 408-358-9453

— Will depend on “Shelter at Home” orders
Western Bluebird by Tony Woo
Western Bluebird  ©Tony Woo

Beginning Birding Workshop

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
CLASS SIZE: Limited to 10

This workshop led by Lisa Myers will help you with the many aspects to better birding from field guides and Apps, to optics and local hot spots. All are welcome. To allow the proper social

distancing the class will be limited to 10 people. Masks will be required. To be held at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher. Everyone will receive The Birds of Santa Clara County booklet. Call the store to sign-up, 408-358-9453. Fee: $25

Black Phoebe by Tony Woo
Black Phoebe  ©Tony Woo

Bird ID Workshops with Lisa Myers — Open to all levels

These one hour workshops focus on four different bird species. We learn about field marks, behaviors, food preferences, and vocalizations. Please bring your own folding chair and field guide with you to class. Workshops take place at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher. Limiting the number of participants to allow for social distancing. Details are in the newsletter. Call the store to save your spot 408‑358‑9453. Free

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Ash-Throated Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee,
Black Phoebe, Olive-Sided Flycatcher.

Upcoming Workshop:
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, Red-Tailed Hawk, Red-Shouldered Hawk

World Migratory Bird Day T-Shirt

World Migratory Bird Day T-Shirts Available In-Store

Our annual event was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions but we have a limited supply of the 2020 themed T-shirt, "Birds Connect Our World" available for purchase at our store. Adult and children's sizes.

Let's Go Birding | Saturday Morning Bird Walks #

As things “open up” we plan to do two Saturday bird walks each month. We cannot gather in large groups so must limit to 10 participants. Please call ahead to sign-up. Everyone must drive themselves. Locations are selected based on easily accessible trails allowing for social distancing and with enough parking. There will be no sharing

of optics and everyone will be asked to wear a mask. Walks start at 8:15 AM on location and end by 10:00 AM.

AUG 8  Rancho San Vicente Open Space, San Jose

AUG 22  McClellan Ranch — SCVAS Headquarters in Cupertino

SFBBO Bird Hour with Lisa Myers – click here for recorded presentation

Have you found an injured or orphaned bird?

Click here to learn what to do.

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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
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Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm
Sunday, CLOSED


Los Gatos Birdwatcher, 792 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030, 408-358-9453, info@losgatosbirdwatcher.com info@losgatosbirdwatcher.com
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