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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.

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. Summer Raptor Workshop with Ryan Phillips (see below).

JULY 28  Call the store Friday night for location

AUG 4  Lexington Reservoir. Meet at the Alma Bridge Rd lot just east of the dam.

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

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

 
Upcoming Tours

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

New Date!

Summer Raptor Workshop with Biologist Ryan Phillips

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

Everyone loves raptors, and Ryan is our local expert. Ryan will concentrate on the summer time activities of Northern California’s raptors. Location to be determined closer to the date. Carpooling will be encouraged. Ryan will discuss the different raptor families found in the Bay Area each summer including—eagles, buteos, accipiters, harriers and falcons. Fee: $35 per workshop.


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


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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

(For ages 5 – 12)

Owls are mysterious birds usually found only at night as they hunt after dark in search of rodents. Because of that we have created a wonderful class. Come to the Los Gatos Birdwatcher and learn about owls; learn how they find their food and what they eat. You will get to dissect your own owl pellet. And we invite you to come meet “Olive”, a live Western Screech Owl here at the store from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo.


We're Going Birding

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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.




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