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Ecuador in the middle of the world: Latitude 00°00'00"
A Journey Throughout Ecuador — The Country, its Culture and Birds
 
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
at The Terraces

 
Kendric Smith is a retired Professor from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He started birdwatching in 1991, and then went to 21 countries to see their special birds. Kendric now lives in Los Gatos at The Terraces with his wife Marion, who was also a Professor and birder and who accompanied Kendric all over the world. Kendrick will share the pictures of the country side, and of the birds taken by the 5 people who were on the Sierra Club trip to Ecuador in 2007. No charge.
Let's Go Birding — Tour Division of the Los Gatos Birdwatcher
Saturday Morning Local Bird Walks 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. 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.

Upcoming Tours

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

Central Valley Birding Weekend

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.


Central America Birding Tour — Panama

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. 


Red-Tail Hawk, ©Tony Woo
Reservoir Run

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
©Tony Woo

 



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