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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: Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Recorded by: Schneider
Record-Date: 16.06.1966
Locality: Volierenanlage, Zoologisches Institut Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: song (atypical), alarm call; Details in German: Voliere IV. Phylloscopus trochilus trochilus "sylvestris". Nur wenige Gesänge, gegen Bandende Warnrufe. MaAs: M.Sch.
Species: Emperor Tamarin (Saguinus imperator)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 09.09.1991
Locality: Zoo Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppe: helle Laute. Daneben Waldhund.
Species: Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 27.05.2000
Locality: Krüseliner Mühle, Feldberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Im Hintergrund Kohlmeise. Tier nicht gesehen. Entfernung ca. 50 m.
Species: Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.06.1966
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hövelriege, Jägerkrug. Männchen: Gesang. Band Co 8A. Keine genaue Datumsangabe: Mai/Juni 1966. Technische Störungen (Knistern).
Species: Golden Jackal (Canis aureus)
Recorded by: Fischer, Stefan
Record-Date: 09.02.1993
Locality: St. Louis, St. Louis, , Senegal
Age: adult
Sound-type: barkhowl
Record-Description: barking, bark-howling; Details in German: Bellen, ins Heulen übergehend, 1 Tier, 15-20 m entfernt.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 01.07.1991
Locality: Wesendahl, Märkisch-Oderland, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Straße zwischen Wesendahl und Wegendorf: Gesang. Tier wahrscheinlich identisch mit Emberiza_hortulana_V1825_03.
Species: Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 10.04.1975
Locality: Zoo Leipzig, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Männchen: diverse Lautformen, selbe Exemplar wie Psittacus_erithacus_V1265_01. Daneben Edelpapagei. Abstand ca. 3 m. Aufnahmen an dem Tag ab 14.30 Uhr.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 27.03.1981
Locality: Hafling, Trentino, Bozen, Italy
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Am Gasthof "Grill Enzian", oberhalb Marling, Bozen, Italien: Gesang.
Species: Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 30.11.2009
Locality: Grossbuch, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Kleiber, Saatkrähe, Verkehrslärm, landwirtschaftlicher Betriebslärm.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 15.06.1986
Locality: Goslar, OT Hahnenklee, Goslar, Niedersachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen (Hahnenklee 1): Gesang: Hahnenkleer Dialekt.
Species: Common Eland (Taurotragus oryx)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.08.1965
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe eines weiblichen Tieres bevor die übrigen herausgelassen wurden, galoppiert dabei durch das Gehege. Abstand 6-10 m. Die Zooaufnahmen wurden von 8.30 bis 11.15 Uhr gemacht.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 13.02.2009
Locality: Leipzig, Volkshain Stünz, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, Rufe. Daneben: Verkehrslärm.
Species: Domestic dog (Canis lupus f. familiaris)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 20.12.1970
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: whimpering/Whine
Record-Description: Paar. Männchen: rhythmisches Winseln im Sitzen (hinter dem Weibchen). Abstand: 50 cm. Aufnahmezeit: 9.30-12.45 Uhr.
Species: Little Crake (Porzana parva)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 07.05.2009
Locality: Kützerhof, Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls of a female.
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.05.2000
Locality: Lübars (Fließtal), Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, zwei Strophentypen. Fortsetzung von Spur 1.
Species: Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 16.09.1972
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Bucharahirsch. Hirsch, der mit weiblichen Tieren zusammengehalten wird: diverse Rufe. Abstand: 10-12 m. Aufnahmezeit: 9-13.00 Uhr.
Species: Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 16.04.1988
Locality: Buckow (Märkische Schweiz), Märkisch-Oderland, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Nahe Forsthaus "Alte Mühle". Gesang, daneben Baumpieper.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 20.05.1972
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Nahe Hof Dirks (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Recorded by: Jung, Norbert
Record-Date: 21.08.1967
Locality: Järvselja, Meeksi, Tartu, Estonia
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe (gut) und Klopfen (nur kurz).
Species: Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 05.10.2002
Locality: Tiergarten Wilhelma/Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppe: diverse Lautformen.
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 04.07.1979
Locality: Nexø, Rønne, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Paradisbakkerne (Paradieshügel). Männchen (Paradisbakkerne 1): Gesang.
Species: Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date:
Locality: Zoo Hannover, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Call.
Species: Common Swift (Apus apus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 10.06.2007
Locality: Leipzig, Karl-Härting-Straße, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: flight sound
Record-Description: Ruf, Rufreihe, Fluggeräusch. Daneben: Amsel, Haussperling, Hausrotschwanz, Singdrossel, Haushund, Exoten, Elster, Ringeltaube, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Domestic fowl (Gallus gallus f. domestica)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 11.04.1987
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Haubenhahn (Zuchtrasse): diverse Laute, daneben gleichzeitig Prälatfasan (Fortsetzung von Spur 1).
Species: Buru Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 15.09.2003
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: calls of juvenile and female adult; Details in German: Jungtier und dann Weibchen am Gitter.
Species: Cicada cretensis (Cicada cretensis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 08.10.1996
Locality: Piskopiano, Kreta, , Greece
Age: imago
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Series of calls.
Species: Western Bonelli's Warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 05.07.1985
Locality: Neuffen, Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Am Hohenneuffen. Gesang und Rufe.
Species: Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 16.07.1992
Locality: Halbinsel Kindo, Poyakonda, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Weg von Station zur Biofilterbucht: Lockrufe eines Weibchens; lichter Birkenwald mit eingestreuten Birken, Tier gesehen - Entfernung 20 m. Gleiche Aufnahme wie Emberiza_rustica_V1906_05:
Species: Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 27.06.1979
Locality: Wreechen, Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Bei Wreechen (oberhalb der Steilküste): Gesang.
Species: Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 14.05.1967
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Güterloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hof Hachmann (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 12.07.1980
Locality: Sandvig, Rønne, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hammershus. Männchen (Hammershus 2): Gesang.
Species: Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 30.09.1983
Locality: Vogelpark Walsrode, Heidekreis, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date:
Locality: Zoo Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 03.04.1976
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Knotenblumenwald, Dietersberg, Oberstdorf: Gesang.
Species: Meerkat (Suricata suricatta)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 09.04.2001
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppe: im Ausweichquartier im Keller des Aquarium (direkt bei den Tieren): diverse Laute. Fortsetzung von Band V 2092.
Species: South American Coati (Nasua nasua)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 04.02.1984
Locality: Zoo Rostock, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: drinking
Record-Description: call, scenting, drinking; Details in German: Roter Nasenbär (geführt als Nasua rufa): Kurzlaute, läuft umher (auch Schnuppern und Trinken).
Species: Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 22.06.2010
Locality: Kützerhof, Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Straße vom Kützerhof nach Aalbude, Polder Große Rosin: Flugrufe von Weißbartseeschwalben.
Species: Star Finch (Neochmia ruficauda)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 03.07.1999
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Lautfolgen (Entfernung 1 m), daneben gleichzeitig Diamanttäubchen (Aufnahme 34).
Species: Common Swift (Apus apus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 06.07.2008
Locality: Leipzig, Karl-Härting-Straße, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: flight sound
Record-Description: Rufe, Fluggeräusche. Daneben: Grünfink, anthropogene Geräusche, Rotkehlchen, Rauchschwalbe, Mönchsgrasmücke .
Species: Lion (Panthera leo)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 12.09.2002
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Männchen: Rufreihe (nach Beginn eingeschaltet), vorher riefen Löwen draußen.
Species: Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
Recorded by: Wallschläger, Dieter
Record-Date: 02.06.1983
Locality: Tereldsh, Ulaanbaatar, Töw-Aimag, Mongolia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang. Daneben Bechsteindrossel (Warnufe).
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 05.04.1976
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Weg zur Gaisalpe, Oberstdorf: Gesang.
Species: Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 05.09.2008
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Lautfolgen, daneben Grünschwanz-Glanzstar (Aufnahme23) mit Gesang.
Species: Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 25.03.2012
Locality: Bernau, Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rohrbruch: Rufe einer Blässralle. Im Hintergrund Moorfrösche, Knoblauchkröte, Singdrossel, Stockente.
Species: Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 06.09.1977
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: whimpering/Whine
Record-Description: whimpering, growl; Details in German: Paar: Winseln, Knurren (Abstand 1 m).
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 12.04.1981
Locality: Sankt Peter am Hart, OT Hagenau, Braunau am Inn , Oberösterreich, Austria
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hagenauer Bucht. Gesang, zwei Strophentypen.
Species: Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.11.1998
Locality: Tiergarten Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppenlaute (als "Roter Flamingo" angegeben) und Rosa Flamingo, daneben Hawaigans-Paar-Rufen (Position 13:15 - 17:40 min).
Species: Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 05.07.1974
Locality: Zoo Hannover, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Short calls.
Species: Coyote (Canis latrans)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 01.09.1992
Locality: Elk Island National Park, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sex: group
Sound-type: howling
Record-Description: Road towards Park Administration: howling chorus. Cows in the background.
Species: Blue Crane (Grus paradisea)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.05.1986
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Schmettern, im Hintergrund: Silbermöwen, Lilfordkranich.