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.
25th Anniversary November Celebration
Proudly serving our nature-loving community since 1995!
During the month of November we're hosting a raffle with exciting prizes; anyone who purchases at least $20 in-store will qualify for prizes including binoculars, free bird seed, and a bird bath. Also we are offering limited-edition PaperShark flour sack towels for a special low price of $6 each while supplies last.
Honoring Our Veterans
Nov 9th thru Nov 14th, 2020
If you are a Veteran we would like to give you 15% off your entire purchase during the week of Nov 9th. Just let us know that you served at the time of purchase. Thank you for your service to our country and for being a loyal customer to the Los Gatos Birdwatcher.
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 outside at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher. Limiting the number of participants to allow for social distancing. Call the store to save your spot 408‑358‑9453. Free
NEW Day and Time:
Saturday Mornings 8:30AM – 9:30AM
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14: Common Loon, Pacific Loon, Red-throated Loon, Double-crested Cormorant
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.
NOV 7 McClellan Ranch, SCVAS Headquarters, Cupertino
NOV 21 Los Gatos Creek Park
DEC 5, 12, 19, 26 No walks during busy holiday shopping month
JAN 2 Start the New Year with a Bird Walk at Lexington Reservoir County Park
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.
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