Bird Calls

  • Hosted by Clifford Shackelford

Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife takes your calls and questions about our avian world.  Contact Cliff at  clifford.shackelford@tpwd.texas.gov 

Our schedule for future Bird Calls is:
Beginning September, 2017, Bird Calls will air monthly.

March 13, 2018
April 10, 2018 - Special Broadcast With Dr. Beverly Burden of What's Bugging You.
May 8, 2018
June 12, 2018
July 10, 2018
August 14, 2018

Birding Resources

2017 Bird Count Dates

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's Wildscaping page

Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act

Cliff Shackelford
Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs Tuesday, May 17, 2017, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. 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.

Cliff Shackelford
Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. 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.


Cliff Shackelford
Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs, Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. 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.


Cliff Shackelford
Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs, Tuesday, November 15, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. 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.   

Cliff Shackelford
Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs, Tuesday, September 13, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. 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. 

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