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

2019 is the kick-off to our 24th year in business specializing 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

American Kestrel ©Tony Woo

American Kestrel  ©Tony Woo

Winter Raptor Workshop with
Biologist Ryan Phillips

8:30AM – 12:30PM

We have a few spots left!

Winter brings a higher concentration of Northern California raptors to the Bay Area. Ryan will discuss the different raptor families found in the Bay Area this time of year. Fee: $45

Western Screech Owl photographed by a Los Gatos Birdwatcher customer

Western Screech Owl provided by Los Gatos Birdwatcher customer.

Bird Identification Workshops at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher with Lisa Myers
Open to all levels

These workshops have proven extremely popular as customers learn how to identify the birds coming to their yards and into the Bay Area. Workshops take place at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher, 7:00PM – 8:00PM. Free


Great Horned Owl, Barn Owl, Western Screech Owl, Northern Pygmy Owl.


Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Violet Green Swallow, Purple Martin

Salmon artwork by Rene Reyes

Salmon artwork by Rene Reyes

Nature Photo Presentation:
Salmon Restoration in
Our Local Streams with
Dr. Brian Allee

7:00 PM – 8:00PM
at The Terraces

Brian Allee, Ph.D. has 45 years in the field
of fisheries biology specializing in salmon
research, restoration and enhancement in freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems in Alaska. He will talk about the life histories of salmon including reproductive biology, salmon homing, salmon hatcheries, and finding salmon in our urban streams. Free event.   

Upcoming Tours

Birding the Santa Cruz Mountains with Leaders Biologist Ryan Phillips and Lisa Myers

8:00AM – 4:00PM

We'll take advantage of our proximity to the Santa Cruz Mountains and sped the day looking for early migrants returning to our area to breed. Fee: $70 (includes transportation and entrance fees.)


Saturday Morning
Bird Walks

FEB 2  Belgatos Park off
Blossom Hill Road.

FEB 9  No morning walk. Join our Raptor Workshop with Ryan Phillips.

FEB 16  Oka Ponds in Los Gatos off Lark.

FEB 23  Lexington Reservoir Off 17 Take the Bear Creek Road exit and meet at the dam.

MAR 2 *  Meet-up McClellan Ranch, Cupertino (SCVAS headquarters)

MAR 9  Sanborn County Park, Saratoga. Meet at Costanoan group area (fee required).

MAR 16  Martial Cottle Park, 5283 Snell Ave, San Jose. Opens at 8 AM. Meet at Visitor Center

MAR 23 No Walk. Join our Let's Go Birding tour to the Santa Cruz Mountains.

* indicates birders meet onsite at 8:15 AM without Lisa.

How Do You Keep
Cats Away From Birdfeeders?

If you feed birds and have discovered a successful way
to keep unwanted cats away
from your wild birds
please share via emailing info@losgatosbirdwatcher.com.

Customers feel powerless
when they look into their own private yards and witness someone else's free roaming
cat snatching birds off the
bird bath or feeder. There is
a great need for a solution, so
we are soliciting your feedback.

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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 through Friday, 10am - 6pm
Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm

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