at The Terraces
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. A reminder to our location will also be found on the store’s phone message. Free event.
NOV 19 Palo Alto Baylands. Meet at the Duck Pond.
NOV 26 No morning walk, it's Small Business Sunday. Come see us in the store.
DEC 3 No morning walk, Lisa's niece is getting married today!
DEC 10 Coyote Valley Open Space. Meet at the end of Palm.
DEC 17 Vasona Park. Meet at restroom at "Circle Group Area" (Parking fee).
DEC 24 No morning walk, Christmas Eve.
DEC 31 New Year's Eve: Sanborn Park, above Saratoga. Meet at Costanoan Group Area. (Parking Fee)
JAN 7 No morning walk. Weekend tour to the Central Valley. Call for availability.
JAN 14 Oka Ponds off Lark — we'll look for wintering ducks.
Tours below require a reservation, please call the store to save your spot,
REVISED DATES: JANUARY 7 & 8, 2017
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.
JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 7, 2017 only a few spaces left
This Panama birding tour will offer a new adventure every day. The tour will be based out of the Tranquilo Bay Resort on an island near Bocas del Toro, Panama. This ‘ultra-luxury’ resort is home to 400 bird species plus other wildlife including colorful Poison Dart Frog! The tour is filling fast so please call to find out if we still have room.
Leaders: Lisa Myers and Glenn Crawford.
$3950 per person, does not include airfare to Panama.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Biologist Ryan Phillips will help Lisa co-lead this tour. We’ll spend
the day in south Santa Clara County visiting the many reservoirs
found tucked away in beautiful, birdy habitats. The route will be finalized closer to the trip. Possilbe stops include Calero, Coyote and Anderson reservoirs. Just some of the species we will be looking for include Bald Eagles, Oprey, Wood Ducks, and wintering songbirds.
$65 and includes transportation.
Red-tail Hawk, Colusa NWR