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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: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 29.05.1983
Locality: Mühlenbecker See, Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: atypical song
Record-Description: Atypischer Gesang.
Species: Common Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 29.07.2008
Locality: Mieste, Bahnanlage, , Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Flugruf, Rufe. Daneben: ?, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 13.04.1972
Locality: Detmold, OT Hiddesen, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: NSG Donoper Teich bei Detmold. Männchen: Rufe.
Species: Blue-backed Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 30.11.1977
Locality: Vogelpark Walsrode, Heidekreis, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Common Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 12.04.1978
Locality: Bielefeld-Mitte, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Nordpark. Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Northern Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
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: Rufreihen (Pausen geschnitten, sind ungleich lang).
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 30.03.1997
Locality: Wandlitzsee, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, daneben Kohlmeise (Position: 6:26 - 9:40).
Species: Northern Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 18.10.1997
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: duetting
Record-Description: call sequence (duet); Details in German: Paar-Rufreihen (am Ende jeweils mit Flügelanheben).
Species: Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 14.11.1959
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Weibchens, das vom Männchen vom Futter abgetrennt wird: helle Laute, Männchen: abgesetzte dunklere Kurzlaute. Abstand ca. 6m, außer am Anfang.
Species: Red River Hog (Potamochoerus porcus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.11.2003
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call, scenting; Details in German: Pinselohrschwein (P.p.pictus): Paar: Kurzlaute (Weibchen) und Laute (Männchen); (Entfernung 50 cm).
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 25.04.2006
Locality: Lübars, Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang (anderes Exemplar als in Aufnahme 12).
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 24.05.2003
Locality: Oehrenstock/Langewiesen, Ilmenau, Thüringen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 23.06.1974
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, südlich Jägerkrug. Gesang. Teilweise sehr gute Aufnahme!!!
Species: Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.05.1965
Locality: Liepnitzsee, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Trommeln und Rufreihe.
Species: Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 28.02.1967
Locality: Cala Millor, Mallorca, , , Spain
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 17.06.2002
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppe: diverse Lautformen. Gute Aufnahmequalität!!!
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 27.05.1985
Locality: Höxter, OT Ovenhausen, Höxter, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Nordöstlich Ovenhausen. Männchen (Ovenhausen 1): Gesang "zity".
Species: Common Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 10.05.2009
Locality: Greifswalder Oie, , Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Sound-type: flight song
Record-Description: Rufe, Fluggesang. Daneben: Uferschwalbe.
Species: Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 22.05.2008
Locality: Schladebacher Kiesgruben, , Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Oriental Small-clawed Otter (Aonyx cinerea)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 26.11.2000
Locality: Tierpark Carl Hagenbeck, Hamburg-Stellingen, Hamburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Group, various sounds before feeding (Distance 2 to 3 m). A lot of noise!
Species: Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Recorded by: Russig, Holger
Record-Date: 22.06.1995
Locality: Halbinsel Kindo, Poyakonda, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: 150 m nördlich des Mastenweges zwischen Mast 11 und 12: Gesang eines Gartenrotschwanzes. Dazwischen Buchfink - Anfang von Fringilla_coelebs_V2161_11.
Species: Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 22.05.2008
Locality: Schladebacher Kiesgruben, , Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang. Daneben: Teichfrosch, Nachtigall, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 21.04.2015
Locality: Schwedt/Oder, Uckermark, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Polder 10: song of spotted crake.
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 06.04.1990
Locality: Malchower Aue, Berlin-Hohenschönhausen, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: Alarmrufe.
Species: Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Recorded by: Brunner, Thomas
Record-Date: 29.04.1979
Locality: Treffen am Ossiacher See, Villach-Land, Kärnten, Austria
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song of a song thrush.
Species: Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 04.03.2007
Locality: Altsorgefeld, Dahme-Spreewald, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Rufreihe aus Südteil des Revieres 39. Aufnahme um 20 dB verstärkt. Im Anschluss weit entfernte Fuchsrufe.
Species: Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 12.04.1969
Locality: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Auffahrt Pflegersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Gesang.
Species: Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 27.03.1981
Locality: Hafling, Trentino, Bozen, Italy
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Vor der Kirche, oberhalb Marling, Bozen, Italien: Gesang "wiwiwiwi".
Species: Tiger (Panthera tigris)
Recorded by: TSA
Record-Date: 15.02.1960
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: growl, hiss; Details in German: Sibirischer Tiger: gereizt. Februar 1960.
Species: Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 13.03.1972
Locality: Zang, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Woodlark (Lullula arborea)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 30.04.1967
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Waldecke nahe Gärtnerei (Furlbach-Gebiet). Rufe, daneben Ortolan (Position: 8:33 min).
Species: Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucura)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 01.04.1971
Locality: El Chorro, Andalusien, , Spain
Sound-type: song
Species: Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)
Recorded by: Zimmermann, Bernd
Record-Date: 13.06.1987
Locality: Kloster, Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Rotes Männchen (eventuell verpaart): 15 Strophen gut, dann verzerrt und 9 Strophen gut - dann noch 5 Strophen und 35 Strophen. Entfernung 7 m, Reviergröße ca. 100 m. Hiddensee - Hucke. Gleiches Tier wie Carpodacus_erythrinus_V1710_08.
Species: Citril Finch (Carduelis citrinella)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 19.04.1965
Locality: Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Gschwandnerbauer), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Gschwandnerbauer. Zitronenzeisig bzw. Zitronenfink oder Zitronengirlitz: Männchen: Gesang und Rufe.
Species: European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 07.07.1979
Locality: Quickborn, , ,
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 20.07.2010
Locality: Brand, Bludenz, Vorarlberg, Austria
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Oberhalb der Zalimhütte: Rufe von Alpenbirkenzeisigen im Flug.
Species: Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 10.05.1993
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Im Kiefernstangenholz, östlich der Hochspannung, nahe der Detmolder Straße. Gesang.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 22.06.2008
Locality: Wildenhainer Bruch, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang. Daneben: Kuckuck, Schwarzspecht, Pirol, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 04.07.1979
Locality: Bodilsker, Rønne, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Bodilsker-Plantage. Gesang.
Species: Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.06.2003
Locality: Köppchensee, Berlin-Pankow, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Drittes Exemplar: Gesang.
Species: Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 17.05.1997
Locality: Summt, Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen: Gesang, daneben Fitis (gleichzeitig im Wechsel), auf dem Grundstück.
Species: Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 25.07.1999
Locality: Liebenthal, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call (juveniles and adults); Details in German: Jungtiere und Adulte: Rufe; zuerst im Hintergrund der Chorthippus apricarius-Aufnahme (0:03 - 2:00 min), dann ab 2:00 - 3:01 min im Vordergrund.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 04.05.1980
Locality: Schieder-Schwalenberg , Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Schwalenberger Mörth. Männchen (Schwalenberger Mörth 1): Gesang.
Species: New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.09.2000
Locality: Tiergarten Wilhelma/Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe (Lautfolge), starke technische Probleme (Mikrofonkabel)!
Species: Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.06.1974
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Güterloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: An der Gärtnerei (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang, daneben Kohlmeise (bei Position: 5:28 bis 7:25 min).
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.06.1966
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: begging call
Record-Description: alarm call (adult), begging call (juveniles); Details in German: Hof Brock (Furlbach-Gebiet). Band Co 8B: Altvogel (Männchen) warnend, Jungvogel bettelnd. Keine genaue Datumsangabe: Juni 1966. Technische Störungen.
Species: Giant Forest Hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni)
Recorded by: Fimpel, Sandra
Record-Date: 02.02.2002
Locality: Queen Elizabeth National Park, , , Uganda
Age: juvenile
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gruppe Zirkel: Gruppe von 6 Jungtieren, rufen Rest der Gruppe (sind hinter einem Busch). Versteckspiel.
Species: Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.11.1999
Locality: Konrad-Lorenz-Forschungsstelle, Gmunden, Oberösterreich, Austria
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Zahlreiche auf Menschen geprägte Wildgänse und drei Hausgänse (Pos.: 17:23 - 21:10 min): diverse Lautformen. Daneben Kolkrabe (Aufnahme 6, Pos.: 14:10 - 16:56 min). Fortsetzung auf Spur 2.
Species: Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Recorded by: Martin and Schneider
Record-Date: 15.04.1966
Locality: Zoologisches Institut Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Kammer 4. Männchen rot/rot - grün/blau, 10.06.1965 geschlüpft, am 16.06.1965 in Kammer 4 eingesetzt und mit Zilpzalp-Gesängen beschallt, nach 2 Monaten Pause am 14.04.1966 wieder erneute Beschallung. Erstmalige Aufnahmen von diesem Tier. Auch Aufnahmen am 19.04.1966.
Species: Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 21.06.2008
Locality: Wildenhainer Bruch, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Rufreihe (Tickern). Daneben: Bekassine.