Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford

Jul 21, 2015

Aired Tuesday, July 21, at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.

This months spotlight - the Great Blue Heron 

Submitted by Bill Beckett - Northern Cardinal Singing before dawn

From listener Kristen Brown: I have a cardinal that visits my feeder that has no feathers on her head. I think this is caused by mites? If so, is there anything I can do for her?
Caracara cheriway, Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, TexasCredit Dan PancamoEdit | Remove