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Welcome to the new website of the Animal Sound Archive

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: Lion (Panthera leo)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.07.1961
Locality: Tierschau Zirkus Busch, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Männchen: Rufe im Liegen (nicht Rufreihe). Abstand 2-4 m.
Species: Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 10.10.1991
Locality: Wildlife Park Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe von Zwergblässgans und Rostgans.
Species: Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 20.05.1972
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Güterloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hof Brock. Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Golden Jackal (Canis aureus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 26.12.1960
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: defence call
Record-Description: Senegalschakal: Abwehrlaute der Fähe am Futter gegen Rüden; Winseln und Knurren. Abstand 5 m.
Species: Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 03.06.1991
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: defence call
Record-Description: Langlaut mit Flügelspreizen gegen Beobachter.
Species: Stock Dove (Columba oenas)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 04.07.1976
Locality: Feldberg - Koldenhof, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Mecklenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Buchenhochwald bei Koldenhof (Warsberge). Balzfolgen.
Species: Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 03.06.1973
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Am Hof Dirks (Furlbach-Gebiet). Gesang. Im Hintergrund Hundebellen.
Species: Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 10.04.1979
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Oberstdorf-Tiefenbach: Gesang.
Species: Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 15.06.2008
Locality: Hobrechtsfelder Rieselfelder, Berlin-Pankow, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Großer Reinigungsteich, südwestliches Becken: Rufreihe einer Zergdommel auf größere Distanz aufgenommen. Tier nicht gesehen. Entfernung 145 m. Entfernungsbestimmung mittels GPS.
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 08.04.1977
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Aufnahme 08./09.04.1977, Garten, Kaiserslautern: Gesang.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 22.05.1991
Locality: Mühlenfließ, OT Niederwerbig, Postdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Feldflur, Kiefernwaldecke an Roggen. Gesang: Fläming-Dialekt, verschiedene Strophentypen. Aufnahme zum Teil durch Wind gestört.
Species: Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 01.05.1993
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, Am Stallfeld. Männchen (Nr. 2): Gesang, hoch in Kiefer, anhaltend.
Species: Little Crake (Porzana parva)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 11.04.2011
Locality: Berlin-Buch, Berlin-Buch, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Moorlinse Nähe S-Bahnhof Buch: Gesang eines Kleinen Sumpfhuhns.
Species: Wildcat (Felis silvestris)
Recorded by: Altmann, Dagmar
Record-Date: 08.04.1965
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: Cubs (defensive)
Species: Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 06.09.1977
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: begging call
Record-Description: call, begging; Details in German: Jungtier (im selben Jahr geboren): Rufe, auch Betteln bei Adultem. Abstand 5-8 m. Magentband ist beschädigt, daher zu Beginn der Aufnahme technische Störungen.
Species: Binturong (Arctictis binturong)
Recorded by: Altmann, Dagmar
Record-Date: 03.06.1964
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: hiss
Record-Description: Male: Hissing
Species: Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 20.03.1977
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Knotenblumenwald, Dietersberg bei Oberstdorf: Rätschen.
Species: Beautiful Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus pulchellus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 20.06.1998
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Laute eines Tieres, Entfernung ca. 2 m.
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 22.06.1993
Locality: Halbinsel Kindo, Poyakonda, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Station: Gesang - 15 Strophen (leise) - Tier nicht gesehen, im Hintergrund Bergfink, Baumpieper.
Species: Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 17.09.2009
Locality: Bösewig, , Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Kiebitz, Verkehrslärm, Graugans.
Species: Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 26.04.2008
Locality: München, Nymphenburgpark, , Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Wacholderdrossel, Amsel, Buchfink, Mönchsgrasmücke, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date:
Locality: Erlangen, Erlangen, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls and imitations of three birds.
Species: Garganey (Anas querquedula)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 13.05.2008
Locality: Kützerhof, Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Wiedervernässungsfläche Polder Große Rosin, Straße zwischen Aalbude und Kützerhof: Rufe eines Knäkerpels. Daneben Grünfrösche.
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: Crimson-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura perlata)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 23.08.1999
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Hellere Laute (Tiere kleiner), gleichzeitig daneben dunklere Laute und Rufe (Frequenzbänder) von Rotbauchara (Aufnahme 6, Position: 17:44 - 19:30 min).
Species: Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date:
Locality: Ruhrzoo Gelsenkirchen, Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Calls during feeding. In background African and Humboldt penguins.
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 10.03.1978
Locality: Locarno, Locarno, Tessin, Switzerland
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: 10./11.3.1978, St. Bernardo, Locarno: Gesang.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 26.05.1968
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Am ehemaligen Hof Westerdiek (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 22.06.2010
Locality: Kützerhof, Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Straße vom Kützerhof nach Aalbude, Polder Große Rosin: Quieken einer Wasserralle. Tier nicht gesehen. Ausschnitt aus Chlidonias_hybrida_DIG0115_09.
Species: Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.04.1995
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Dehnungslaute. Entfernung 20 m.
Species: Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 13.04.1972
Locality: Detmold, OT Hiddesen, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: NSG Donoper Teich bei Detmold. Männchen: Rufreihen. Daneben Gebirgsstelze.
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: female
Sound-type: growling
Record-Description: whimpering, growl, gekkering; Details in German: Weibchen (am Gitter liegend - auf der anderen Seite Löffelhund): Winseln, Knurren, Keckern (Abstand ca. 1 m).
Species: Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 31.07.2008
Locality: Niederspree, Görlitz, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Am Großteich: Rufe von Graugänsen im Flug. Drei Ausschnitte aus Aufnahme Haliaeetus_albicilla_DIG0102_10.
Species: Inca Tern (Larosterna inca)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.07.1987
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Ruffolgen.
Species: Celebenna thomarosa (Celebenna thomarosa)
Recorded by: Wessel and Hoch
Record-Date: 19.08.2009
Locality: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Berlin-Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Age: imago
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Aufnahme im Terrarium: 3 Rufe. Artneubeschreibung. Ursprung des Tieres: Sulawesi, Indonesien. Gleiches Tier wie Aufnahme Celebenna_thomarosa_DIG0133_02.
Species: Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
Recorded by: Meyer, Hugo
Record-Date:
Locality: , , ,
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Wildcat (Felis silvestris)
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: First female, then male: Verious calls and spraying. Distance 50 cm.
Species: Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Recorded by: Brunner, Thomas
Record-Date: 05.06.1996
Locality: Mežakla, Gorenjska, , Slovenia
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song of a song thrush.
Species: Red-tailed Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron milnei)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 04.09.1999
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Eine Rufform wiederholt (Tier nicht gesehen).
Species: Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Recorded by: Killmaier
Record-Date: 16.06.1970
Locality: Zoologisches Institut Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: begging call
Record-Description: Phylloscopus trochilus trochilus "sylvestris" gekreuzt mit Phylloscopus collybita collybita. Haus 6 OEZ 3. Stock. Auch Aufnahmen vom 16. Juni 6 Uhr 30. Zwei Jungtiere: Sperrlaute. Adultes coll. Weibchen: Fütterlaute und Warnlaute. Son.475/ Mischbrut2.
Species: Chorthippus biguttulus (Chorthippus biguttulus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 12.08.1990
Locality: Mühlenbecker Land, OT Summt, Oberhavel, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: imago
Sex: male
Sound-type: stridulation
Record-Description: Wald bei Summt, Waldrand. Stridulation.
Species: Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 05.01.2007
Locality: Bernau, Bernau, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rieselflächen bei Waldfrieden: Rufe eines Schwarzspechtes (krü-krü und kijäh). Anfang der ersten Rufreihe fehlt. Tier nicht gesehen. Entfernung ca. 200 bis 300 m. Aufnahme ist geschnitten: zwischen Flugrufen (krü-krü) und Ruf 54 s, zwischen den Rufen 14 s. Nach Rufparametern zu urteilen gleiches Tier wie Dryocopus_martius_DIG0073_06.
Species: Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 31.03.1980
Locality: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Höhe über Grainau, Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Gesang.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 22.05.1972
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: Hof Anspöhler (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: warnend und Gesang.
Species: Common Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)
Recorded by: Krey, Winfried
Record-Date: 04.05.1971
Locality: Anhauser Weiher, Ries, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Song.
Species: Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 24.05.2012
Locality: Warsow, Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Polder Große Rosin bei Warsow: Rufe von Weißbartseeschwalben bei der Nahrungssuche. Dazwischen auch eine Weißbartseeschwalbe. Daneben Lachmöwen.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 02.07.1983
Locality: Mühlenbecker See, Oberhavel, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: atypical song
Record-Description: Atypischer Gesang.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 17.06.1977
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Garten, Kaiserslautern: sehr variabler Gesang mit Kleiberimitation.
Species: Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 18.05.1970
Locality: Damme, OT Dümmerlohausen, Vechta, Niedersachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Am Dümmer See. Männchen (Dümmerlohausen 10): Gesang.
Species: Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 05.09.2003
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sex: diverse
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Alttiere mit drei Jungen (im Mai geschlüpft): Fütterung: Die Alten übernehmen die Mäuse, zwei der Jungen äußern die Lautfolgen. Fortsetzung von Spur 1.