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.
A Photo Tour Throughout Central & South America —
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 7:00 – 8:00 PM, at The Terraces
Bay Area wildlife photographer Bill Walker has been birding for two decades and photographing wild birds and their environment since 2003. His work is published on flickr, at birdwalker.com. Please join Bill as he takes us on his journeys to Central and South America. He’ll show his favorite photos taken in Belize, Ecuador, Trinidad, and
Galapagos Islands. He’ll share how he made them, where he found them, and their natural history as well. The event is free. Please call to reserve your seat, 408-358-9453.
Bird Photography Field Workshop with instructor
SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 8:00 – 11:00 AM,
Charleston Slough/Palo Alto Duck Pont
In this workshop, we’ll look at the fundamentals of wildlife photography as it pertains to birds. We’ll start by talking about field techniques and how to approach birds while respecting their health and safety. I’ll show you to control exposure for different lighting conditions, how to compose pleasing images by attending to both the foreground and background. The workshop is aimed primarily at photographers using DSLR cameras. However, much of the material is pertinent to fold doing digiscoping or using fixed-lens cameras. Call the store to sign-up. Participants will meet a the Palo Alto Duck Pond. Fee is $40.
Photographic Adventures — Darrin Underwood, Nature Photographer
THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 7:00 – 8:00 PM,
at The Terraces
Every weekend, Darrin explores new locations in search of wild animals and natural scenes to share with family, friends and fellow photographers. Adventures include locations like Yosemite, Bryce or Zion National Park, and sometimes they are right in one’s own backyard. No matter where Darrin ends up, he finds the
opportunity to capture something uniquely exciting. Darrin will share photographs from some of his favorite adventures.
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|Los Gatos Birdwatcher
in King’s Court Shopping Center
at Los Gatos Boulevard
792 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Monday through Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm