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The Animal Sound Archive (Tierstimmenarchiv) at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin is an unique scientific collection. It has a large potential for scientific
and educational purposes.
The Animal Sound Archive is open for scientist of all disciplines. The information on the recordings is freely available from our webbased data base. The database has at the moment over 30,000 entries and over 16,000 sound recordings are free available.

Tapes in the collection of the Animal Sound Archive
Species: Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 26.11.2000
Locality: Tierpark Carl Hagenbeck, Hamburg-Stellingen, Hamburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Paar-Laute.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 18.09.1983
Locality: Stubbenfelde, Wolgast, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Kurzlaute.
Species: Slender-billed Prion (Pachyptila belcheri)
Recorded by: Masello, Juan
Record-Date: 09.12.2011
Locality: New Island, , , Falkland Islands
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls recorded from nests.
Species: Great Tit (Parus major)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 10.03.1978
Locality: Locarno, Locarno, Tessin, Switzerland
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Locarno, Schweiz: Reviergesang "zidä" und "dibäck".
Species: Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 14.03.2005
Locality: Tiergarten Wilhelma/Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Laute in Gruppe.
Species: Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 30.06.1975
Locality: Zoo Hannover, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Courtship display of female.
Species: Slender-billed Prion (Pachyptila belcheri)
Recorded by: Masello, Juan
Record-Date: 13.12.2011
Locality: New Island, , , Falkland Islands
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls recorded from nests.
Species: European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 25.04.2008
Locality: München, Englischer Garten, , Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang. Daneben: Buchfink, Amsel, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Willow Tit (Poecile montanus)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 07.07.2009
Locality: Malyi Ulagan River, , Altai Republic, Russia
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang sino-japanisch.
Species: Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 21.04.2015
Locality: Schwedt/Oder, Uckermark, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: bleating
Record-Description: Polder 10: cortship display of two snipes and song of spotted crake.
Species: European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 30.05.1976
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hof Brock (Furlbach-Gebiet). Gesang.
Species: Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 08.04.1994
Locality: Ebeltoft, Arhus, , Denmark
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call (churr); Details in German: Mols Berge: Schnärren, daneben Amsel, Rotkehlchen und Kohlmeise. Entfernung 30 - 50 m. Ausschnitt von Erithacus_rubecula_V2000_03.
Species: Common Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 12.05.2009
Locality: Greifswalder Oie, , Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, Rufe. Daneben: Buchfink, Fitis, Mehlschwalbe, Zilpzalp, anthropogene Geräusche, Klappergrasmücke, Mönchsgrasmücke .
Species: Derby Eland (Taurotragus derbianus)
Recorded by: Altmann, Dagmar
Record-Date: 16.05.1973
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Riesenelenantilope. Vor der Grünfütterung. Weibchen ("Anke"): Rufe. Aufnahmen von 9.00 bis 12.00 Uhr.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 26.12.2008
Locality: Greifswalder Oie, , Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Flugruf. Daneben: Grünfink, Kohlmeise.
Species: Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 08.05.1991
Locality: Bielefeld-Mitte, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Am großen Holz, Ansage: Am großen Feld. Gesang, daneben vor allem Amsel und Mönchsgrasmücke.
Species: Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 25.11.1977
Locality: Zoo Rostock, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: call, growl; Details in German: Männchen: Lautfolge: erst leises Maunzen, dann lauter werdend, Dehnungslaute, 2 oder 3 x mit rhythmischer Lautform (dem Prusten homolog?), dann in Knurren übergehend (läuft am Gitter hin und her). Abstand: 0,5-1 m.
Species: Fuegian Steamer Duck (Tachyeres pteneres)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.01.2004
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Laute am Gitter. Fortsetzung auf Band V 2112.
Species: European Green Toad (Bufo viridis)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 07.05.1972
Locality: Darscho-Lacke, Burgenland, , Austria
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call
Species: Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 16.11.1960
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: call, trumpet call, growl; Details in German: Kuh "Jenny" ca. 50 Jahre alt: helle Laute (Inspiration), auch Grollen, Bulle "Mampe" trompetet, "Jenny" auch, dunkler und heiser klingend; dann allgemeine Erregung: Trompeten 7 Tiere, 3 Afrikaner dabei, Abstand 6 m.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Meyer, Hugo
Record-Date: 27.04.1961
Locality: Petershain, Niesky, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Petershain - Ostteiche: Männchen - Rufe und Gesang.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 20.06.1999
Locality: Summt, am Buchenberg, Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Anderes Exemplar als in Aufnahme 3: Gesang.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 08.06.1981
Locality: Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Goslar, Niedersachsen , Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: flight song
Record-Description: Schneise in Altfichtenbestand, Harzhochstraße (B242) Clausthal-Zellerfeld-Oderteich. Männchen (Oberharz 3): Gesang.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 23.10.2008
Locality: Greifswalder Oie, , Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Rotkehlchen, Erlenzeisig, Nebelkrähe.
Species: Crested Fireback (Lophura ignita)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.10.2002
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Männchen am Gitter, Weibchen helle Laute. Dazwischen Rotkopfstärling-Kurzlaute (Aufnahme 8; Position: 10:23 - 13:21 min).
Species: River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 09.06.1982
Locality: Bielefeld-Jöllenbeck, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Johannesbachaue bei Theesen, ca. 100 m östlich der alten Jöllenbecker Straße in einem jungen Holunder. Klangattrappe und scharfes Ticktick, "teck teck" - Rufe, "teck teck" - Rufe laut.
Species: Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
Recorded by: Wallschläger, Dieter
Record-Date: 01.04.1988
Locality: Penzin, Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 17.02.1994
Locality: Bielefeld-Senne, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Bielefeld, Waterbörstraße. Männchen: diverse Rufe.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Skiba, Reinald
Record-Date: 08.04.1995
Locality: Düsseldorf, , Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 26.05.1980
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: begging call (juveniles), song (male), alarm call (adults); Details in German: Furlbach-Gebiet, bei Hof Schmidt. Juvenil (ausgeflogen): Bettellaute, Männchen (Grün/Weiß 1977): Gesang, Adulte: Alarmrufe.
Species: Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 07.05.1972
Locality: Jois, Burgenland, , Austria
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: song
Species: Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Recorded by: Brunner, Thomas
Record-Date: 06.06.1981
Locality: Mežakla, Gorenjska, , Slovenia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song of a song thrush.
Species: Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 30.03.1963
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang (freifliegend), daneben Singdrossel (Aufnahme 5, Position 1:05 - 4:08 min).
Species: Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 17.09.1983
Locality: Kölpinsee, Wolgast, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Am Strand, Trupp Lachmöwen, Laute bei Fütterung.
Species: Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 14.05.1967
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hof Brock (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 05.08.1989
Locality: Königswartha, Bautzen, Sachsen, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Teichgebiet Wartha: Rufe von 2-3 Wochen alte Jungen.
Species: African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.01.1968
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: whimpering, contact call, growl; Details in German: Paarkontakt: Männchen - Unterlaufen, dabei auch rhythmische Mufflaute; Weibchen gegen Herrn Recker: Knurrlaute und andere Lautäußerungen (dazwischen Nackthunde: Bellen, Hallstromhunde: Muffen, Winseln) Abstand 2 m. Aufnahmen wurden zwischen 9.30 bis 13.30 Uhr gemacht.
Species: Great Tit (Parus major)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 07.03.1992
Locality: Prenden, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Nördlich von Prenden und südlich des Kanals am Fließ: Gesang - 21 Strophen. Gute Qualität, aber Störungen. Im Hintergrund: Singdrossel; Grünspecht.
Species: Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 28.04.1973
Locality: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: drumming
Record-Description: Almhütte, auf Hochspannungsmast, Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Trommeln und Rufe mit Ansagen.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 25.06.1979
Locality: Dueodde, Rønne, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Männchen (Bornholm 3): Gesang.
Species: Common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 17.12.1960
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Nilpferd. Kurzlaute von Bulle und Kuh (diese isoliert mit dem Jungtier).
Species: Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 16.07.1996
Locality: Buguzun-Tal, Rajon Mongun Tajga, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: song (two song types); Details in German: Männchen (2. Exemplar): Gesang, zwei verschiedene Strophentypen im Wechsel. Fortsetzung von Spur 1.
Species: Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.07.1987
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufreihen.
Species: River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 05.06.2005
Locality: Schönow, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Feuchtgebiet im Südwesten des NSG "Schönower Heide": Gesang. Anderes Tier als in Aufnahme Locustella_fluviatilis_DIG0061_01.
Species: Great Tit (Parus major)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 02.04.1982
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Garten, Kaiserslautern: Rufe.
Species: Canary Islands Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus canariensis)
Recorded by: Schneider
Record-Date: 27.04.1964
Locality: Puerto de la Cruz, Teneriffa, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Kanarische Inseln, Spain
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: alarm call, attracting call; Details in German: Bei der Villa "Los Pasos" auf Teneriffa. Phylloscopus collybita canariensis (alte Bezeichnung, inzwischen eigene Art). Weibchen: Warnrufe am Nest. Sowie um 18.30 Uhr Aufnahme von Lockrufen des selben Weibchens. Son.15/canar.8
Species: Tiger (Panthera tigris)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.01.1968
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: snorting
Record-Description: snorting (female), one call (juvenile); Details in German: Bengaltiger (Königstiger). Prusten der Mutter bei den Jungen, Abstand ca. 3 m. Aufnahmen wurden zwischen 9.30 bis 13.30 Uhr gemacht.
Species: Common Swift (Apus apus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 23.07.2010
Locality: Leipzig, Karl-Härting-Straße, , Sachsen, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: Alarmruf eines gefangenen Jungvogels.
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.05.2005
Locality: Lübars (Fließtal), Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 11.06.2006
Locality: Schönow, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Waldgebiet zwischen Schönow und Waldfrieden, Laubwaldbestand: Gesang eines Buchfinken (Entfernung 20 m) und Warnrufe einer männlichen Mönchsgrasmücke (Entfernung 5 m - Tier gesehen).