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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
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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: Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 09.10.1965
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Maultierhirsch. Je ein Ruf der beiden Jungtiere. Abstand: 10 m. Aufnahmezeit: 14.00-18.00 Uhr.
Species: Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 08.11.1977
Locality: Zoo Dortmund, , , Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Red-faced Spider Monkey (Ateles paniscus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 16.01.1971
Locality: Zoo Dresden, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Species identification not secure! Black Spider Monkey (also Rotgesicht spider monkey - Ateles paniscus):In Tembrock.(Ateles sp.) Spider monkey (dark form) Various call types. Keeper and observers are in the keeper area. Recordings in this band 9.30 - 11.30 clock.
Species: Crab-eating Raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.12.1962
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: sniffing
Record-Description: Laute eines Tieres gegen Beobachter, dabei rückwärts gehend, Abstand 2 m.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.05.1972
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hof Dirks (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 17.04.1983
Locality: Horn-Bad Meinberg, OT Leopoldstal, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen (Leopoldstal 2): Rülschen, Subsong, Gesang, Egge-Dialekt (leise).
Species: Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 15.04.2006
Locality: Hermsdorfer Forsten, Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufreihen. Im Hintergrund Kohlmeise und Buntspecht, sowie teilweise ungelöschtes Material (Schopfkaraka V 2123, Aufnahme 12).
Species: Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Recorded by: Strake, Jochen
Record-Date: 30.05.1995
Locality: Tiefensee, Bad Freienwalde, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Mittelsee im Gamengrund: Gesang (Vogel gesehen). Im Hintergrund Menschenstimmen. Sehr gute Aufnahmequalität!!!
Species: Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 11.04.1987
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 16.07.1999
Locality: Sorulukelj, , Altai Republic, Russia
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Ozero Sorulukelj: Song of Gallinago gallinago and Coturnix coturnix. Same recording as Coturnix_coturnix_V2216_11.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 22.05.1982
Locality: Deinste, Stade, Niedersachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Deinste-Süd, Kiefernwald. Gesang.
Species: African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 30.11.1974
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: snorting
Record-Description: snort; Details in German: Rotbüffel. Schnaufen der Kuh mit Drohverhalten gegen Beobachter, der die Kurzlaute äußert. Abstand: 2 m. Aufnahmezeit: 9.45-12.30 Uhr.
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 singt in einem Ahornbaum. Zur einen Seite der Straße Rübenacker zur anderen Gerste. Anderes Tier als Emberiza_hortulana_V1825_02, Emberiza_hortulana_V1825_06, wohl identisch mit Emberiza_hortulana_V1825_05.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Auzinger, Helene
Record-Date: 20.03.1983
Locality: Schönberg, Weilheim-Schongau, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Planquadrate bei Schönberg (oberhalb Echelsbacherbrücke): Männchen: Gesang (zweiter Buchfink im Hintergrund), gleichzeitig daneben Misteldrossel.
Species: Coal Tit (Periparus ater)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 09.03.1977
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Kaiserslautern-Sauenholz, abends: Gesang.
Species: Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 25.06.1989
Locality: Neuffen, Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Albtrauf, am Parkplatz Hohen Neuffen. Jungvogel, soeben ausgeflogen: Rufe.
Species: Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 01.04.1990
Locality: Malchower Aue, Berlin-Hohenschönhausen, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Western Bonelli's Warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli)
Recorded by: Heering
Record-Date: 29.06.1961
Locality: Spitzberg, Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: alarm; Details in German: Phylloscopus bonelli bonelli. Spitzberg Tiefenbach-Südhang. Weibchen-Warnrufe am Nest. MaAs: M.Sch.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.06.1965
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Düne nahe Hof Brock (Furlbach-Gebiet). Band 2B: Männchen: Gesang. Keine genaue Datumsangabe: Mai/Juni 1965.
Species: Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 23.08.1964
Locality: Marburg, Marburg, Hessen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Habicht 3-monat. Beizvogel. w. Dt. Falkenhof
Species: Eurasian Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 04.04.1988
Locality: Halle (Westfalen), OT Tatenhausen, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang mit und ohne finalem "tüt" (Gb-Imitation).
Species: Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 12.11.1988
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: aggressive call
Record-Description: call (agonistic); Details in German: Agonistische Laute, daneben dunkle Laute vom Humboldt-Pinguin. Zwischen der Dampfschiffenten-Aufnahme (Aufnahme 26).
Species: Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 30.03.1999
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Paar-Rufen (meist er), Entfernung 8 - 10 m. Fortsetzung auf Band V 2068.
Species: Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 23.08.1963
Locality: Krombachtalsperre, Westerwald, , Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Adult and juvenile; Details in German: (Adult+Juvenil).
Species: Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 05.04.1985
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Bei Golfplatz, Oberstdorf: Gesang.
Species: Double-toothed Barbet (Lybius bidentatus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 15.11.2001
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Kurzlaute; wohl allein gehalten.
Species: Tiger (Panthera tigris)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 20.02.1977
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: snorting
Record-Description: Sumatratiger, zunächst Weibchen mit Prusten, dann Kater in Abwehr (Stoßlaut), dann wieder Weibchen Prusten. Abstand ca. 0,30 m. Fortsetzung der Aufnahme Panthera_tigris_S1358_03_Spur1.
Species: European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 06.05.1979
Locality: Harsewinkel, OT Greffen, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: song fragment, call; Details in German: Trockener Kiefernwald, Laubholz am Waldrand. Männchen: Gesangsfragment und Abflugrufe.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 16.06.1968
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, Furlbach-Gebiet. Männchen (wie Aufnahme 4 und 10): Gesang, Fremddialekt ("Limburger"). Selbes Exemplar wie Emberiza_hortulana_Co0025_04 und Emberiza_hortulana_Co0025_10
Species: Vicugna (Vicugna vicugna)
Recorded by: Altmann, Dagmar
Record-Date: 20.09.1965
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Coal Tit (Periparus ater)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 21.04.1963
Locality: Gräfenberg, Forchheim, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: threatening trill
Record-Description: Buchwald bei Gräfenberg: Tannenmeise: Schwirrgesang und Rufe (Drohtriller, "zitawizitawi...", "zitá zitä", "fsi-tä...").
Species: Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date: 30.11.1973
Locality: Vogelpark Walsrode, Heidekreis, Niedersachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls.
Species: Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 13.04.1982
Locality: Bad Füssing, OT Aufhausen, Passau, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Kontaktrufe.
Species: Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 24.02.2008
Locality: Bernau, Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Nordostteil des NSG Schönower Heide, Waldrand eines Kiefernbestandes: Leise Rufe einer Waldohreule. Tier war über 100 m Entfernung kaum noch zu hören. Entfernung ca. 20 m. Aufnahme um 20 dB verstärkt. Gleiches Tier wie Asio_otus_DIG0089_03.
Species: Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 25.10.1995
Locality: Zoo Leipzig, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe in der Gruppe. Entfernung ca. 20 m.
Species: Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
Recorded by: Schneider
Record-Date: 07.05.1966
Locality: Zoologisches Institut Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Biesinger Str. 8, 1. Stock, im mittleren Vogelzimmer. Mehrere Exemplare: Gesang und Rufe. Fortsetzung der Aufnahme auf Fa_N0478_Phylloscopus_sibilatrix_012.wav.
Species: Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 06.06.2012
Locality: Nemanjica, , , Macedonia
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe einer Kalanderlerche.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.05.1986
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: flight song
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, Am Stallfeld. Gesang, Fluggesang (bei Position 01:51 min.), Fremddialektmischsänger mit Trillerphrase. Singt ab 19.05.86 nicht mehr.
Species: Eurasian Elk (Alces alces)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 03.03.1968
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: cough
Record-Description: Husten. Abstand: 3 m. Aufnahmezeit: 9.00-12.00 Uhr.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 25.04.1999
Locality: Linum, Neuruppin, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen: Gesang. Teiche bei Linum. Teilweise technische Störungen (Knackser)!!!
Species: Eurasian Water Vole (Arvicola amphibius)
Recorded by: Johst, Volker
Record-Date: 14.10.1969
Locality: Zoologisches Institut der HUB, Berlin-Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: teeth sharpening
Record-Description: Weibchen 44 (Versuch A2/51): Abwehrlaute und Zähnewetzen gegen Attrappe.
Species: New Zealand Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 05.07.1996
Locality: Chindiktig-Cholj, Rajon Mongun Tajga, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Mänchen: Gesang, westlich Chindiktig-Cholj. Permanentes Rauschen.
Species: Scarlet-headed Blackbird (Amblyramphus holosericeus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 04.04.2000
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Gesang (Entfernung ca. 5 m), daneben: Weißrücken-Flötenvogel (Position: 17:40 - 18:22 min), Schwarzflügelstar (Position: 18:18 - 20:15 min), Spixguan (Position: 20:33 - 21:08 min).
Species: Eurasian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 03.06.2009
Locality: Runde, , , Norway
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Steinschmätzer, Austernfischer.
Species: Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 18.06.1996
Locality: Halbinsel Kindo, Poyakonda, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gelände der BBS: 3 Strophen, schlechte Qualität, Tier nicht gesehen.
Species: Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 04.04.1988
Locality: Halle (Westfalen), OT Tatenhausen, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: "Kwi", "kijak"- Korrespondenz in Höhlennähe, fliegend.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.06.1982
Locality: Silberborn-Torfhaus, Holzminden, Niedersachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: flight song
Record-Description: song (Nuthatch imitation), flight song; Details in German: Fichtenaltholz an Lichtung. Gesang, Kleiber-Imitation, Triller. Fluggesang bei Position 01:13, 01:59.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 23.05.1991
Locality: Trebitz, Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: Feldflur westlich Trebitz, Kiefernhochwald an Brachacker. Gesang: Dialektmischsänger: Fläming-Dialekt und Sachsen 2, Alarm (ab Position 05:12 min.).
Species: Double-toothed Barbet (Lybius bidentatus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.12.1998
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Zwei Tiere: Folgen von Kurzlauten.
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 13.06.1999
Locality: Lübars (Fließtal), Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, gleichzeitig daneben Sumpfrohrsänger (Aufnahme 22, Position: 8:57 - 13:16 min).