Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for Tuesday, May11, 2021

May 1, 2021

Airs Tuesday, May 11, 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 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.

Our profile species is the Chipping Sparrow
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Barred Owl - Submitted by Chuck Oehme
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Gigi Perez submitted - Pileated Woodpecker
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Jim Bickertstaff submitted - Sanderling
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Michael McLaughlin - still frame from video - pileated woodpecker
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John Mayo still frame from video - Pine Siskins
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Kim Robison submitted - Green Heron
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Bill Beckett Submitted
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