Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for July 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Airs Tuesday, July 18, 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 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.

Brown-headed Nuthatch
Credit James Childress / James Childress

The following video is a sample of a Red Fox which one caller asked about.

A Listener during Bird Calls tonight videoed their dogs reaction as we play sounds of a Red Fox barking. It's bark, heard in the dead of night, is often mistaken for some strange or perhaps injured bird. The Dogs name is Theodore (AKA Teddy).

Bird Calls: Even Dogs Find It Fascinating.