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Welcome Bird Lovers!
Welcome to the Los Gatos Birdwatcher. We are the nature lover’s general store, specializing in everything to do with bird feeding and bird watching, including seed, feeders, baths, hardware and optics. Also included in our offerings are clothing, jewelry, books, kids stuff and many great gift items. We are located in the King’s Court Center at the corner of Los Gatos Blvd. and Blossom Hill Road, in Los Gatos.

Our mission is to create magic and adventure through the love and experience of nature. In order to bring this mission to reality, we strive not just to be the best "general store for nature lovers" but also to be "not just a store but a community resource." We support and work closely with many partners in the environmental arena.

We offer a complete line of products to help you enjoy wild birds and foster a healthy backyard habitat.

Upcoming Special Events

New Workshop!

Breeding Season in the Bay Area with
Biologist Ryan Phillips

 
SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
 
This is a new workshop based on the breeding time activities that happen right here in the Bay Area. Many different species arrive each spring in order to raise young and will depart by fall. Valuable information has been collected throughout the decades which help us monitor the health of a species and how and where they raise young. Participants will receive a copy of the Santa Clara County Breeding Bird Atlas.
Call the store to reserve your spot.Fee: $45 per person.

Los Gatos Birdwatcher's Summer Nature Series 2017 Reservations required, call 408/358-9453. Classes fill quickly.
$10 per child for each class.
Group of kids identifying birds.

We're Going Birding

FRI., JUNE 9 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (For ages 5 to 12)

Local birder, environmental educator and founder of the Bird School Project, Darrow Feldstein will lead a 60 minute bird walk. Kids will learn about the many species of birds found right here in our Los Gatos community. Each participant will be given a pair of optics to borrow along with a bird check-off sheet. Space is limited, so call soon to reserve your spot.


All About Owls

WED., JUNE 28 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (For ages 5 to 12)

Come to the Los Gatos Birdwatcher and learn about owls. Owls are mysterious birds usually found only at night as they hunt after dark in search of rodents. You'll learn how they find their food and what they eat and will dissect your own owl pellet. We will also have "Olive" a live Western Screech Owl here at the store for you to meet. Olive comes to you from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo.


Why Birds Build Nests

WED., JULY 12 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (For ages 5 to 12)

This class will be held inside the store. All birds lay eggs when starting a family, but did you know that different birds make different kinds of nests? Some use mud, while others use moss and even pet hair. Some birds nest inside of holes and others build their nests on top of trees. We will have many different types of nests to share.


Make a Suet Feeder

WED., JULY 26 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (For ages 5 to 12)

Suet is a type of food that provides birds with lots of calories and energy. Birds enjoy suet when raising young, migrating and getting through the winter. You will make your own suet feeder you can take home and hang outside for your backyard birds. You'll also learn about the birds that you can attract with your new suet feeder.

Upcoming Tours
 
Santa Cruz Hot Spots
 
SATURDAY, JULY 8
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We will head to the coast and spend the day birding in and around Natural Bridges State Beach. Natural Bridges is known for its fall concentration of Monarch Butterflies. While this is not the time of year to find these beautiful butterflies, it's a great time to find birds enjoying the breeding season along the coast. There is a lot of habitat to explore from meadows to coastline, as a result we will see a variety of species. Biologist Ryan Phillips and Lisa will co-lead this tour.<

Fee: $65 and includes park entrance fee and transportation.


 

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Location and Hours
Los Gatos Birdwatcher
in King’s Court Shopping Center
at Los Gatos Boulevard
792 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
408-358-9453
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Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm




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