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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: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 25.05.1981
Locality: Lippramsdorf, Recklinghausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen (Lippramsdorf 1): Gesang.
Species: Wolf (Canis lupus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 31.12.1958
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: howling
Record-Description: Pair howling: Male begins (with the deeper voice), then both. Barks in between.
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: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 07.04.1998
Locality: Vipperow, Müritzlandkreis, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Erlenbruchwald ca. 1 km nördlich von Vipperow: Gesang. Entfernung 20 m. Sehr gute Aufnahmequalität!!!
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 10.03.1978
Locality: Locarno, Locarno, Tessin, Switzerland
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Locarno, Schweiz: Gesang mit Imitation von Mönchsgrasmücke.
Species: Great Tit (Parus major)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 06.03.1977
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Garten, gegen Straße, Kaiserslautern: Gesang.
Species: Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 10.11.1964
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Wapiti. Tier läuft umher: Lippenlaute, Rufe. Abstand: 6-12 m.
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 30.06.1975
Locality: Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Age: juvenile
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Aufnahme Juni 1975, Garten - Terrasse, Kaiserslautern: Rufe von Jungamseln und junger Kohlmeise.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 11.06.2008
Locality: Rothenstein, Löschtal, , Thüringen, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang, Fluggeräusche. Daneben: Fitis.
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: Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Recorded by: Meyer, Hugo
Record-Date: 27.04.1961
Locality: Petershain, Niesky, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Petershain - Ostteiche: Flugrufe.
Species: Barking Owl (Ninox connivens)
Recorded by: Koch, Martina
Record-Date: 05.05.2010
Locality: Boodjamulla National Park, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Boodjamulla National Park, ehemals Lawn Hill National Park, Camping Platz: Rufe eines Paares, hohe Rufe vom Weibchen, tiefe vom Männchen.
Species: Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata)
Recorded by: Lütgens, Hans
Record-Date:
Locality: Zoo Wuppertal, , Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Sound-type: duetting
Record-Description: Duetting.
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. 10 m. Aufnahme um 20 dB verstärkt. Gleiches Tier wie Asio_otus_DIG0089_02.
Species: Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 27.01.1968
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: subadult
Sex: female
Sound-type: sniffing
Record-Description: scenting, call; Details in German: Wapiti, Junghirsch: helle Laute und Geräusche des Wittern am Mikrophon. Aufnahmezeit: 10.00-13.30 Uhr.
Species: Marsh Tit (Poecile palustris)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 10.04.1979
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Oberstdorf-Tiefenbach: Gesang "zicka zicka".
Species: Willow Tit (Poecile montanus)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 01.05.1965
Locality: Erlangen, Erlangen-Höchstadt, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Neuweiher: Weidenmeise: verschiedene Rufe (hoch, tief, langsam, schnell), "däh-däh-däh", Schwirrgesang.
Species: Chorthippus dorsatus (Chorthippus dorsatus)
Recorded by: Riede, Tobias
Record-Date: 22.08.1993
Locality: Botanische Anlage Blankenfelde, Berlin-Pankow, Berlin, Germany
Age: imago
Sex: male
Sound-type: stridulation
Record-Description: Habitat: Wiese beim Teich. 2. Tier: 15 Strophen, 2 Strophen.
Species: Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 05.06.1992
Locality: Horn-Bad Meinberg, OT Belle, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Beller Holz, Revier "Brücke". Gesang: Egge-Dialekt.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 30.05.1983
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, südlich Hof Schmidt, Detmolder Straße. Männchen (Rot/Gelb Gelb), beringt 1979 im 5. Jahr: Gesang.
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 05.04.1976
Locality: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Weg zur Gaisalpe, Oberstdorf: Gesang.
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: call
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: Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 30.06.1963
Locality: Hallstadt, Bamberg, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Hallstadt, Main-Altwasser (Weidendickicht): Fitis: Gesang (Doppelstrophe).
Species: Great Tit (Parus major)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date: 31.03.1971
Locality: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Aufnahme Ostern 1971, Almhüttensenke, Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Reviergesang "tuiz tuiz".
Species: Binturong (Arctictis binturong)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 22.03.1997
Locality: Zoo Halle, Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Sound-type: aggressive call
Record-Description: Agonistic vocalizations towards nearby Lion (recording 13, position: 14:48 to 17:07).
Species: Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
Recorded by: Görlitz, Stefan
Record-Date: 17.05.2013
Locality: Berlin-Neukölln, Berlin-Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Körnerpark: Song of a Common Nightingal. Same bird as Luscinia_megarhynchos_DIG0178_01 to Luscinia_megarhynchos_DIG0178_04.
Species: Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 26.09.2003
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Zwei Exemplare: Rufreihe (später anscheinend der Andere).
Species: European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 17.04.1982
Locality: Sankt Englmar, Straubing-Bogen, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen (Sankt Englmar 3): Gesang.
Species: Southern Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 03.01.1986
Locality: Zoo Berlin, Berlin-Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Rufreihen (kaum zu hören!).
Species: Père David's Deer (Elaphurus davidianus)
Recorded by: Altmann, Dagmar
Record-Date: 08.06.1964
Locality: Tierpark Berlin, Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Rufreihen.
Species: Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 26.07.1999
Locality: Insel Mednyi, Petropavlovsk-Kamtschatka, , Russia
Age: adult
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Nördlich von Kap Dlinnyi: Wa-Laute der Polarfuchsfähe links Gelb/Orange 37 (1998 als ad. markiert). Alle Laute aufgezeichnet. Daneben Lockrufe einer Schneeammer (Plectrophenax nivalis).
Species: Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 10.09.2013
Locality: Pirenopolis, Pirenopolis, Goias, Brazil
Age: adult
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Erregungsrufe eines Bronzekiebitzes. Wahrscheinlich Gelege in der Nähe.
Species: Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
Recorded by: Ernst, Stephan
Record-Date: 20.06.1992
Locality: Klingenthal, Klingenthal, Sachsen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Juni 1994: Gesang eines Grünen Laubsängers mit Buchfinkimitationen.
Species: Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 03.05.1986
Locality: Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: group
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Stukenbrock, Am Stallfeld, östlich Hof Brink. Zugtrupp, ca. 2-3, Männchen und eventuell auch Weibchen, unsichtbar in Kiefer: Rufe und Gesang, Kontakt- und leicht aggressive Rufe, Subsong Uppsala-Dialekt.
Species: Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 04.04.2004
Locality: Praiano, Salerno, Campania, Italy
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Schlucht bei Praiano: Gesang eines Zaunkönigs. Entfernung ca. 50 bis 60 m. Anderes Tier als Troglodytes_troglodytes_DIG0151_02.
Species: Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Recorded by: Tretzel, Erwin
Record-Date:
Locality: Erlangen, Erlangen, Bayern, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Männchen: Gesang. Aufnahme für Schallplatte: Amsel B, Nr. 3b.
Species: Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 09.06.1991
Locality: Schönerlinde, Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Schönerlinder Teiche. Gesang.
Species: Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 01.06.2009
Locality: Boyabreen, , , Norway
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Alarmruf (?).
Species: Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
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 Dirks (Furlbach-Gebiet). Männchen: Gesang.
Species: Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Recorded by: Skiba, Reinald
Record-Date: 14.06.1986
Locality: Solling, Holzminden und Northeim, Niedersachsen, Germany
Age: diverse
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: song, call, alarm call, flight call
Species: Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Recorded by: Skiba, Reinald
Record-Date: 16.06.1986
Locality: Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Goslar, Niedersachsen , Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: song
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. Aufnahme ist geschnitten: zwischen Flugrufen (krü-krü) und Ruf 22 s. Nach Rufparametern zu urteilen gleiches Tier wie Dryocopus_martius_DIG0073_06. Entfernung ca. 200 bis 300 m. Tier nicht gesehen.
Species: Anoplotrupes stercorosus (Anoplotrupes stercorosus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 20.08.1983
Locality: Mühlenbecker Wald, Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Age: imago
Sex: male
Sound-type: stridulation
Record-Description: Habitat: Mühlenbecker Wald, am Waldteich. Stridulation in Hand. Bezeichnet als Geotrupes sylvaticus.
Species: Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Recorded by: Conrads, Klaus
Record-Date: 18.06.1967
Locality: Bielefeld-Senne, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: alarm call
Record-Description: Bei Spiegel (wahrscheinlich: Bielefeld, Spiegelsberger Weg 126). Warnrufe; daneben Gartengrasmücke von Position 13:24 bis 23:20 min (Sylvia_borin_Co0017_06).
Species: Cattle (Bos taurus f. taurus)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 27.09.2000
Locality: Tiergarten Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: male
Sound-type: call sequence
Record-Description: Camarque-Rind - Männchen: Rufe vor Einlaß und Rufreihen. Daneben dunkler Langlaut vom Gayal-Bullen (Aufnahme 25, Position: 14:05 - 14:20 min)
Species: Eurasian Elk (Alces alces)
Recorded by: Frommolt, Karl-Heinz
Record-Date: 02.10.2007
Locality: Groß Schönebeck, Bernau , Brandenburg, Germany
Age: diverse
Sex: female
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: call (adult and juvenile); Details in German: Wildpark Schorfheide: Rufe einer sechsjährigen Elchkuh und kurz eines Kalbes während der Fütterung. Die Elchbrunft ist im Abklingen. Entfernung ca. 5 m. Im Hintergrund Rauschen eines Wasserschlauches.
Species: European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 22.05.2008
Locality: Leipzig, Volkshain Stünz, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: song
Record-Description: Gesang. Daneben: Amsel, Türkentaube, Sommergoldhähnchen, Haussperling, Elster, Verkehrslärm.
Species: Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 01.05.1999
Locality: Lübars (Fließtal), Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany
Age: adult
Sound-type: flight call
Record-Description: Flugrufe, daneben Fitis (Position 11:38 - 13:35 min) und im Hintergrund Kuckuck.
Species: Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac)
Recorded by: Tembrock, Günter
Record-Date: 16.08.1962
Locality: Zoopark Erfurt, Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany
Age: adult
Sex: pair
Sound-type: cackle
Record-Description: whimpering, gekkering, growl; Details in German: Begegnungslaute zwischen einem Paar; Winseln, Keckern, Knurren und Stoßlaute. Abstand ca. 3 m.
Species: Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)
Recorded by: Franke, Patrick
Record-Date: 13.02.2009
Locality: Leipzig, Volkshain Stünz, , Sachsen, Germany
Sound-type: call
Record-Description: Rufe. Daneben: Kohlmeise, Verkehrslärm.