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We invite you to join us for upcoming events
7th Annual Artist Exhibit
 
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
 
We invite you take time out of your busy Sunday to come down
to the store and see the beautiful artwork we’ll have on exhibit.
This one day event showcases the incredible talent all provided by
our customers and local community. The artists will be here too to
answer questions and tell you how they created their work. The event
is free and we’ll also have refreshments. If you'd like to enter a piece
please call the store.


11th Annual Photo Exhibit
 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
 
Getting good photos of birds and nature is a real talent. We’ll
have a store full of incredible photographs taken by our own
customers. We invite you to stop by & take a look and learn
what type of equipment the photographers used to get their
shot. The event is free and we’ll be providing refreshments.
If you'd like to enter a piece please call the store.
Great Blue Heron
Los Gatos Birding in La Rinconada
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18,
The Terraces, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

 
Nature loving neighbors, Linda Sullivan and John Perry will share with us the many different species of birds that live in their Los Gatos La Rinconada community. This beautiful neighborhood has everything our birds need from established trees and shrubs to water and nest boxes monitored by Linda herself. Linda is an experienced birder and longtime friend of the store and John is an accomplished photographer. Together they will share their favorite photos and tell the stories about the birds living in their neighborhood.

Los Gatos Birdwatcher Summer Nature Series 2013
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED 
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 CLASSES FILL QUICKLY

$10 per child for each class.
Call 408-358-9453 to reserve your spot.
suet feeder Make a Suet Feeder
Wedsnesday, July 27
11:00 am – 12:00 noon

(For ages 5 – 12)
 
Suet is a type of food that provides birds with lots of calories and energy. Birds enjoy suet when raising young, migrating or getting through the winter. You will make your own suet feeder that you can take home and hang outside for your backyards birds. You ‘II also learn about the birds that you can attract with your new suet feeder.



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.

 

AUG 6  Calero Reservoir. Meet in the dirt lot north of the entrance booth off McKean.

AUG 13  Stevens Creek Park. Meet in parking lot near Chestnut Picnic Area.

AUG 20  No morning walk. Please consider joining our tour to Half Moon Bay.

AUG 27  Guadalupe Oak Grove Park, San Jose at Thorntree Drive.

SEP 3  No morning walk this Labor Day weekend.

SEP 10  Charleston Slough, Mountain View, meet at restrooms on Terminal Blvd.


Monterey Bay Birding Festival
The 12th Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival
September 23 – 25, 2016

We encourage you to mark your calendars and visit montereybaybirding.org for event updates.


San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory’s Annual California Fall Challenge
 
September 10 – October 9, 2016

You can participate by joining one of the many guided teams. Our own Lisa Myers will be leading a 4-hour birding tour for SFBBO on Sunday Oct. 2 from 8 AM – noon. Visit SFBBO.org for more CFC details.

Field Trips and Outings
Tour Division of the
Los Gatos Birdwatcher
 
Birds & Bats of the Yolo Bypass
 
Saturday, Sept 17
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

 
We are going back to the Yolo Bypass in search of birds & bats. Located just outside of Sacramento, we’ll bird the open spaces under the bypass as we look for species that live in the Central Valley. At twilight (6:25 PM) we’ll be ready to experience the colony of over 200,000 Mexican/Brazilian Free Tail Bats as they emerge to start feeding for the night. It’s an amazing sight. The bats that come here are all females who give birth during their stay. We’ll arrive back to Los Gatos around 9:00 PM.
 
Fee: $60, Includes Transportation.

Central Valley Birding Weekend
 
Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4
 
Let's Go Birding is excited to offer a Central Valley Birding weekend set for December 3 & 4. We’ll spend the weekend birding North American hot spots as we visit the Sacramento and Colusa National Wildlife Refuges and open spaces in between. It is here we will find the millions of birds that leave the Arctic to spend their winter in California. Species include Tundra Swans, Great White Fronted, Snow and Ross's Geese and many species of ducks. In addition to the waterfowl we'll see other fantastic birds including Bald Eagles, Great Horned Owls, White Faces Ibis and more. All birding levels are welcome. We'll spend the evening in Willows. Trip fee includes transportation, your hotel room, continental breakfast and snacks. Lunch, Dinner and alcohol is not included. Rain does not cancel.
 
Space is limited.

$349 for single,

$549 for a couple sharing a room,

$275 per person if you wish to share with another single.





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