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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Cliff Shackelford
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Cliff Shackelford

Airs Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 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 at 800-552-8502 with your questions.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher by James Childress
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Our profile species is the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher call by Andrew Spencer - XC34321
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher song by Paul Marvin - XC453220

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Chuck Oehme from El Lago, Texas submitted a beautiful image of an osprey.
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Chuck Oehme
Chuck Oehme from El Lago, Texas submitted a beautiful image of an osprey.