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Summer Nature Series 2018
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED  •  CLASSES FILL QUICKLY
$10 per child for each class.
Call 408-358-9453 to reserve your spot.

We're Going Birding

cartoon boy birdwatcher

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

(For ages 5 – 12)

Bird tour leader and store owner/educator Lisa Myers will lead a 60-minute bird walk at Rinconada Park in Los Gatos. Kids will meet at the birding location and will look for the species of birds found right here in our Los Gatos community. Birds will be viewed through high powered spotting scopes. Space is limited, so call soon to reserve your spot.



Events
Caspian Tern by Tony Woo

Caspian Tern ©Tony Woo

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

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

The Bay Area provides such a variety of habitats that creating new workshops is easy. This new workshop will focus on the family of birds known as Terns. Many different species of Terns come to the area each Summer. Because they have similar field marks they can be a challenge to identify. We will spend the morning at the bay learning the differences between the many different terns that come

through. We will be on the look out for Caspian Tern and Forster’s Tern. There will also be a chance to see Least and Black Terns too. Call the store to sign-up 408-358-9453. Location to be determined closer to the event depending on reports. Participants will meet at the workshop or carpool from the store. Fee: $35 per workshop



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.

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.

AUG 25  Arastradero County Park, Interpretive Center, Palo Alto

SEP 1  No walk. Labor Day Weekend.

SEP 8  Call the store Friday night for location

SEP 15  No walk. Let's Go Birding tour to San Bruno and Devil's Slide (see below).

 
Upcoming Tours

Tours below require a reservation, please call the store to save your spot,
408-358-9453.

San Bruno Mtn. and Devil’s Slide with Biologist Ryan Phillips and Lisa Myers

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15  •  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We will spend the day birding the dramatic habitats of two north bay open spaces. We will spend the morning on San Bruno Mountain. This open habitat provides an oasis in the middle of our highly populated San Francisco Bay Area. There will be some walking as we look for the birds that use this habitat to escape the city below. After lunch we will head to Devil’s Slide. This once considered “very dangerous” stretch of road is no longer used for cars and is simply an open space for nature lovers. We will walk the road as we look for birds along the rugged coast below and on the hill side throughout the slide. We may experience both fog and sunshine throughout our day. Fee: $65 (includes transportation & entrance fees).




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