Los Gatos Birdwatcher
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
Atlantic Puffin

Atlantic Puffin

Nature Photo Presentation:
Arctic Summer

7:00 – 8:00PM
at The Terraces in Los Gatos

Join Bay Area wildlife photographer Bill Walker, who has taught photography for Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, Point Reyes Birding Festival, and

the Coastside Land Trust, for an exploration of life during the brief summer near the Arctic Circle.

Pencil sketch of American Bitterns by Matthew Dodder

Pencil sketch of American Bittern ©Matthew Dodder

9th Annual Artist Exhibition

Noon – 4:00PM
at The Los Gatos Birdwatcher

Visitors can enter to win a piece of artwork in the hourly drawings! The store will be filled with artwork and artists. The theme is always about nature and artwork will be a variety of mediums from pastels to watercolors, pen & ink, oils and more. Refreshments will be served.

Moss Landing Snowy Plover by Tony Woo

Moss Landing Snowy Plover ©Tony Woo

13th Annual Photo Exhibition

Noon – 4:00PM
at The Los Gatos Birdwatcher

If you are a photographer, here is your opportunity to share your favorite photo with our birdwatcher community. If you wish to exhibit, please call the store to reserve your spot at 408-358-9453.

Olive the Western Screech Owl by P.A. Junior Museum

Olive the Western Screech Owl ©P.A. Junior Museum

Summer Nature Series

All About Owls

For ages 5 to 12

11:00 AM –12:00 PM
at The Los Gatos Birdwatcher
$10 per child each class

Learn all about owls! You'll even get to dissect your own owl pellet! "Olive," a live Western Screech Owl from the Palo Alto Junior Museum, will join us here at the store.

Summer Nature SeriesWe're Going Birding

For ages 5 to 12

11:00 AM –12:00 PM

Bird tour leader and store owner/educator Lisa Myers leads a 60-minute bird walk at Rinconada Park in Los Gatos. Birds will be viewed through high-powered spotting scopes. Space is limited, so call soon to reserve your child's spot! 408-358-9453

Upcoming Tours
New Date!

Summer Raptor Workshop with
Biologist Ryan Phillips

SATURDAY, JULY 21  •  8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Ryan will concentrate on the summer time activities of
Northern California’s raptors including—eagles, buteos, accipiters, harriers and falcons. Location TBD. Call the store to reserve your spot! 408-358-9453. Fee: $35

One Good “Tern” Deserves Another – Workshop with
Biologist Ryan Phillips

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11  •  8:00 AM – 12 Noon

We will spend the morning at the Bay on the look out for Caspian Tern and Forster’s Tern, and Least and Black Terns too. Location: TBD. Call the store to sign-up 408-358-9453. Fee: $35


Saturday Morning
Bird Walks

JULY 7  Vasona County Park.
Meet at the boat dock.

JULY 14  Bernal Historic Ranch Park, 372 Manila Dr., San Jose

JULY 21  No walk. Raptor Workshop with Ryan Phillips (see above).

JULY 28  Call the store Friday night for location.

AUG 8  Lexington Reservoir. Meet at the Alma Bridge Rd. lot just east of the dam.

AUG 11  No walk. Tern Workshop with Ryan Phillips (see above).

AUG 18  Stevens Creek County Park. Meet in parking lot near Chestnut Picnic Area.



Pretty soon, as summer ends, your birds will be on the move again as they make their journey south.

You can help prepare them
for their long journey by:

check box Keeping bird baths full of clean water
check box Providing cover for safety such as trees or shrubs
check box Not using pesticides
check box Providing high-quality food
Visit our store for the latest selections to build your backyard habitat!
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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 Saturday, 10am - 6pm
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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