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Sparrow at bird feeder

Sparrow at bird feeder

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

The one hour workshops will focus on four different bird species we can expect to see in our local area. We'll go over the field marks you can use to make the ID. We'll also talk about behaviors, food preferences and even vocalizations. We ask that you bring your own folding chair to the store that night and you will need to have a field guide with your for class. Call the store to save your spot: 408-358-9453.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23 Workshop: European Starling,
Eurasian Collared Dove, House Sparrow, Nutmeg Mannikin

TUESDAY, MAY 21 Workshop: Raven, American Crow, Brewer's Blackbird, Cowbird

 

Santa Clara Audubon Society logo

SCVAS Spring Birdathon

Join Lisa's team, The Persistent Picidaes on:

SATURDAY, APRIL 20
8:00AM – 1:00PM

Running from March 31 through May 5th our local Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society holds their most important fundraiser known as the Spring Birdathon. To participate either form your own Self-Guided team or join one of the already prearranged Guided Teams. Lisa Myers' team, The Persistent Picadaes, welcomes your support if your would like to join or sponsor her team!  To register visit scvas.org.

 

Sparrow at bird feeder

Bewick's Wren ©Tom Grey

Birding by Ear Workshop

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
10:00AM – 12:00PM

FEATURED BIRDS: Northern Mockingbird, Bewick's Wren, Mourning Dove, Spotted Towhee, Song Sparrow, Oak Titmouse, White-Breasted Nuthatch, California Thrasher and more.

If you want to learn to identify your birds by their song, this workshop is for you! It takes place in the field where we will listen and learn different aspects behind bird

song. Location to be confirmed later. All levels welcome. Call to sign-up: 408-358-9453



Let's Go Birding — Tour Division of the Los Gatos Birdwatcher
Saturday Morning Local Bird Walks FREE Field Trips & Outings
Join us most Saturday mornings for an enjoyable bird walk.
You can meet at the Los Gatos Birdwatcher at 8:00 am, or meet at
the trip location by 8:30 am. Walks end by 10:00 am. These two
hour Saturday walks are open to all who are interested in birding. If
the forecast calls for an 80–100% chance of rain in Los Gatos, the trip cancels. Unless you have a county or senior parking pass, some locations require a parking fee. A reminder to our location will also be found on the store’s phone message.

APR 6  Call the store Friday night for location.

APR 13  Guadalupe Oak Grove Park at Thorntree Dr., San Jose.

APR 20  Please join Lisa as she leads a fundraising team for the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society's Spring Birdathon from 8:00 am – 1:00pm. $50 donation to scvas.org.

APR 27 *  Meet up Los Capitancillos Ponds in South San Jose. Meet on Singletree Way off Camden at PG&E power station.

MAY 4  Coyote Valley Open Source off Palm Ave.

MAY 11  Edenvale Gardens Regional Park. Meet in lot at 200 Edenvale Ave., San Jose

MAY 18  Santa Teresa County Park, Fortini Road entrance off McKean.

MAY 25  No walk because of Memorial Day weekend.

* Meet-up indicates a morning when birders will meet onsite at 8:15 AM without Lisa.




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