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.
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
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.
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 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.
Moss Landing Turkey Vulture
Birding Coastal Hot Spots around
Moss Landing with Ryan Phillips and
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.
JUNE 16 – 24, 2018
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
No walk. The usual walk
is preempted by Birds in Love Field Trip: Alum Rock Park. Call the store to join.
International Migratory Bird Day! Belgatos Park, Los Gatos, off Blossom Hill Road.
Santa Teresa County Park, Fortini Rd. Entrance off McKean Rd.
Memorial Day weekend. No walk.
Spring Feeding Tips