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: 

January 17, 2017
March 28, 2017 
May 16, 2017
July 18, 2017
September 19, 2017

Birding Resources

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's Wildscaping page

Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act

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Airs Tuesday,  September 16 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take 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 this show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.

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Airs Tuesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take 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 this show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.

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Airs Tuesday,  May 20 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take 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 this show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Check out the two bird calls that we'll talk about at the beginning of our show this month.

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Aired Tuesday, March 18 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took 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 a future show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Our Next Bird Calls will be on Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.

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Due to a technical problem in tonight's recording we lost 8:57 of tonight's show. The rest is presented here. 

Aired Thursday, December 19 at 6 p.m. Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Departmen, took your questionson "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 please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.

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