Call to book Ralph
Please Call 573-395-4498

ralphduren@ralphduren.com

Frogs

Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Bullfrog
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Crayfish Frog
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Cricket Frog
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Green Frog
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Leopard Frog
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Narrowmouth Toad
Ralph Duren Frog Sounds Spring Peeper

Mammals

Ralph Duren Mammal Sounds Distressed Otter
Ralph Duren Mammal Sounds Happy Otter
Ralph Duren Mammal Sounds Pronghorn
Ralph Duren Mammal Sounds Pronghorn

Ralph Duren Bio.

Ralph Duren turkey slayer.Entertainer, Humorist, Wildlife Impersonator, Outdoorsman. Two-time Grand National Wild Turkey Gobbling Champion and first World Quail Calling Champion.

Described as the "Rich Little" of the Animal Kingdom & The "Doctor Doolittle of the Outdoors" Ralph Duren Performs over 100 Wild Animal sounds interwoven among Humorous stories of growing up in the Ozarks of Missouri, Hunting, fishing, trapping and traveling coast to coast performing his "Calls of the Wild" program.

He has appeared on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, CBS "This Morning", CBS Tom Snyder "Late Night", 'Swan's Place" and "Home Life" on Family Net, Michael Feldman's "What Da You Know" on National Public Radio, Agri Talk Radio, Steve & D.C. Morning Show and numerous outdoor television shows on The Outdoor Channel, Versus, ESPN2, the Sportsmen's Channel, and The Men's Outdoor Recreation channel. He has a weekly segment on Missouri Outdoors and Texas Outdoors television, and a monthly appearance on Pepper & Friends )on KOMU-TV, Columbia, Mo.

Ralph is a regular guest on "Eye on Outdoors" Radio Show on KFNS FANSPORTS, St. Louis with host Ray Eye.

  • Missouri Conservation Federation's 1998 Conservation Communicator of the Year.
  • Missouri Hunter Education Instructors Association hall of Fame, inducted in 2007.
  • Twenty six years with the Mo. Dept. of Conservation as a Wildlife Damage Control Agent, Outdoor Skills Specialist, Hunter Skills Specialist, and Public Relations Specialist. 1979-2005
  • Co-authored Mo. Turkey Hunter Education Manual and Mo. Trapper Education Manual. Co-wrote the hunter education movie "It's Your Choice" used in hunter education classes in seventeen states.
  • Ralph Duren in the Lewis and Clark reinactment.1997 World Quail Calling Champion
  • 1995 & 2000 Grand National Wild Turkey Gobbling Champion
  • 1997 & 1998 1 st runner-up Grand National Wild Turkey Gobbling Contest
  • 1994, 1996, 1999, 2nd runner-up Grand National Wild Turkey Gobbling Contest
  • Ralph's Calls are featured on interactive exhibits in the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis and in the MDC Conservation Nature Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  • Over 3000 live programs performed before audiences of all ages including:
  • Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza
  • Alabama Fishing & Wild Turkey Expo
  • Oklahoma Wildlife Expo
  • Oklahoma Hunting Show
  • Omaha Sport Show
  • Kansas City Sport Show
  • Des Moines Sport Show
  • Minneapolis Sport Show
  • International Hunter Education Association Annual Convention
  • National Organization of Wildlife Enforcement Agents Annual Convention
  • National Wild Turkey Federation Annual Convention
  • Quail Unlimited National Convention
  • Mule Deer Foundation Annual Convention
  • National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Banquets, New York City
  • International Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Annual Convention
  • American National Fish & Wildlife, Wonders of Wildlife Museum
  • Quad City Conservation Alliance Land Learning Foundation
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Iowa DNR
  • Nebraska Wildlife & Parks
  • Kansas Wildlife & Parks
  • Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
  • Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
  • Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries
  • Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
  • Missouri Farm Bureau
  • Ralph Duren in the Lewis and Clark reinactment.Missouri Cattleman's Association
  • Missouri State Fair
  • University of Missouri College of Natural Resources
  • University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Missouri Ag. Extension Service
  • Missouri Telecommunications Industry Association
  • National Audio Theater Festival
  • Big Muddy Folk Festival
  • Old Songs Festival of Albany, NY
  • Silver Dollar City, Branson
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Mississippi Queen Showboat
  • Greater Houston Christian Outdoor Fellowship
  • Olin- Winchester, Nilo Farms
  • Orschelin's Farm & Home, Corporate Hdqtrs.
  • Pennington Seed, Mo. Hdqtrs.
  • American Royal, Kansas City
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Husbandry in 1976 from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Post graduate work in Ruminant Nutrition and Outdoor Education
  • Choir member and drummer in the Praise band at Memorial Baptist Church, Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Married for 36 years with 5 children & 11 grandchildren.

 

Animal Sounds

Birds

Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Great Blue Heron
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Bluejay
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Bobwhite
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Bobwhite covey call
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Cardinal
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Chuck-will's-widow
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Crow
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Crow
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Cuckoo
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Eastern Meadowlark
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Field Sparrow
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Great Horned Owl
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Killdeer
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Kingfisher
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Mallard Drake
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Mallard hail
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Mallard
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Mourning Dove
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Peewee
Ralph Duren Animal sounds

Pheasant
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Pheasant
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Pigeon
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds Red-tailed Hawk
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Red-tailed Hawk
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Robin
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Ruffed Grouse drum
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Saw-whet Owl
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Snow Goose
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Specklebelly Goose
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Specklebelly Goose
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Tufted Titmouse
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Turkey
Ralph Duren Animal Sounds

Whip-poor-will


The calls in red were produced using mechanical devices. All of the others were created vocally.