Animal Sound Recordings

Birds / Vögel

These recordings have been made using SENNHEISER microphones K3/ME80, ME88, K6/ME62,64,66 or MKH60 connected to either a SONY DAT recorder TCD-D3, Marantz PMD 671, TASCAM DR-1, HD-P2, SONY PCM-M10, PCM-D50 or Fostex FR2-LE. Spectrograms were created in Avisoft-SASLab Pro.

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Little Grebe Zwergtaucher Tachybaptus ruficollis Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 103k
Little Grebe Zwergtaucher Tachybaptus ruficollis Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 104k
Bittern Rohrdommel Botaurus stellaris Germany, Müritz National Park 158k
Corncrake Wachtelkönig Crex crex Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 145k
Corncrake Wachtelkönig Crex crex Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 308k
Black Tern Trauerseeschwalbe Chlidonias niger Germany, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 170k
Oystercatcher Austernfischer Haematopus ostralegus Germany, Amrum 128k
Little Ringed Plover Flußregenpfeifer Charadrius dubius Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 38k
Lapwing Kiebitz Vanellus vanellus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 27k
Scops Owl Zwergohreule Otus scops Greece, Kos 75k
Long-eared Owl (juveniles) Waldohreule Asio otus Germany, Jena 103k
Wryneck Wendehals Jynx torquilla Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 77k
Wryneck Wendehals Jynx torquilla Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 452k
Great Spotted Woodpecker Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin Pankow 81k
Great Spotted Woodpecker (juveniles) Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Darss 66k
Great Spotted Woodpecker (juveniles) Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin-Nordend 244k photo
Great Spotted Woodpecker Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh (map) 32k
Great Spotted Woodpecker Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin-Nordend 413k mp3
Great Spotted Woodpecker Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin-Nordend 266k
Great Spotted Woodpecker Buntspecht Dendrocopos major Germany, Berlin-Nordend 223k  
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Schorfheide 55k
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 79k
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 68k
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 63k
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 127k
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Kleinspecht Picoides minor Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal (map), (stereo soundscape) 682k
Green Woodpecker Grünspecht Picus viridis Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 66k
Black Woodpecker Schwarzspecht Dryocopus martius Germany, Jena 40k
Black Woodpecker Schwarzspecht Dryocopus martius Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 119k
Wood Warbler Waldlaubsänger Phylloscopus sibilatrix Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 234k
Wood Warbler Waldlaubsänger Phylloscopus sibilatrix Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 206k
Wood Warbler Waldlaubsänger Phylloscopus sibilatrix Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 122k
Skylark Feldlerche Alauda arvensis Germany, Amrum 238k
Blue Tit Blaumeise Parus caeruleus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 26k
Blue Tit Blaumeise Parus caeruleus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 82k
Mountain Chickadee Gambelimeise Parus gambeli North America, Arizona, Grand Canyon 62k
Penduline Tit Beutelmeise Remiz pendulinus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 17k  
Penduline Tit Beutelmeise Remiz pendulinus Germany, Berlin-Lübars (map) 632k  
Nuthatch Kleiber Sitta europaea Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 85k
Nuthatch Kleiber Sitta europaea Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 40k  
Nuthatch Kleiber Sitta europaea Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 86k  
Nuthatch Kleiber Sitta europaea Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 1.3MB  
Red-breasted Nuthatch Kanadakleiber Sitta canadensis North America, Arizona 37k
Canyon Wren Schluchtenzaunkönig Catherpes mexicanus North America, Arizona 98k
Wren Zaunkönig Troglodytes troglodytes Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 106k
Wren Zaunkönig Troglodytes troglodytes Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 234k
Hedge Sparrow Heckenbraunelle Prunella modularis Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 101k
Hedge Sparrow Heckenbraunelle Prunella modularis Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 110k
Hedge Sparrow Heckenbraunelle Prunella modularis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 2.3MB
Tree Pipit Baumpieper Anthus trivialis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 104kB
Tree Pipit Baumpieper Anthus trivialis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 218k
Tree Pipit Baumpieper Anthus trivialis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 154k
Tawny Pipit Brachpieper Anthus campestris Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 10k
Blue-headed Wagtail Schafstelze Motacilla flava Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 20k
Blue-headed Wagtail Schafstelze Motacilla flava Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 458k
Berthelot’s Pipit Kanarenpieper Anthus berthelotii Spain, Tenerife (Canary Islands) 10k photo
Pied Flycatcher Trauerschnäpper Ficedula hypoleuca Germany, Müritz National Park 175k
Black Redstart Hausrotschwanz Phoenicurus ochruros Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 163k
Whinchat Braunkehlchen Saxicola rubetra Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 84k
Whinchat Braunkehlchen Saxicola rubetra Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 66k
Nightingale Nachtigall Luscinia megarhynchos Greece, Rhodes 179k
Nightingale Nachtigall Luscinia megarhynchos Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 140k
Nightingale Nachtigall Luscinia megarhynchos Germany, Berlin-Lübars (map) 772 kB wav
Robin Rotkehlchen Erithacus rubecula Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 277k
Chiffchaff Zilpzalp Phylloscopus collybita Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 50k
Chiffchaff Zilpzalp Phylloscopus collybita Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 145k
Chiffchaff, calls Zilpzalp Phylloscopus collybita Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 87k
Chiffchaff Zilpzalp Phylloscopus collybita canariensis Spain, La Palma (Canary Islands) 102k
Chiffchaff, calls Zilpzalp Phylloscopus collybita canariensis Spain, La Palma (Canary Islands) 109k
Willow Warbler Fitis Phylloscopus trochilus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 64k
Willow Warbler Fitis Phylloscopus trochilus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 310k
Grasshopper Warbler Feldschwirl Locustella naevia Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 122k
Grasshopper Warbler Feldschwirl Locustella naevia Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 426k
Savi’s Warbler Rohrschwirl Locustella luscinioides Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 120k
River Warbler Schlagschwirl Locustella fluviatilis Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 107k
River Warbler Schlagschwirl Locustella fluviatilis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 717k
Great Reed-Warbler Drosselrohrsänger Acrocephalus arundinaceus Greece, Kos 141k
Great Reed-Warbler Drosselrohrsänger Acrocephalus arundinaceus Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 318k
Great Reed-Warbler Drosselrohrsänger Acrocephalus arundinaceus Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 550k
Fan-tailed Warbler Cistensänger Cisticola juncidis Greece, Kos 161k
Fan-tailed Warbler Cistensänger Cisticola juncidis Greece, Kos 321k
Barred Warbler Sperbergrasmücke Sylvia nisoria Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 56k
Barred Warbler Sperbergrasmücke Sylvia nisoria Germany, Darss 136k
Garden Warbler Gartengrasmücke Sylvia borin Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 107k
Garden Warbler Gartengrasmücke Sylvia borin Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 213k
Blackcap Mönchsgrasmücke Sylvia atricapilla Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 146k
Blackcap Mönchsgrasmücke Sylvia atricapilla Germany, Berlin-Nordend 128k
Blackcap Mönchsgrasmücke Sylvia atricapilla Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 296k
Blackcap Mönchsgrasmücke Sylvia atricapilla Germany, Berlin-Nordend 493k
Blackcap Mönchsgrasmücke Sylvia atricapilla Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) (stereo soundscape) 504k
Whitethroat Dorngrasmücke Sylvia communis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 61k
Whitethroat Dorngrasmücke Sylvia communis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 68k
Whitethroat Dorngrasmücke Sylvia communis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 50k
Lesser Whitethroat Klappergrasmücke Sylvia curruca Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 51k
Marsh Warbler Sumpfrohrsänger Acrocephalus palustris Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 131k
Marsh Warbler Sumpfrohrsänger Acrocephalus palustris Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 123k
Reed Warbler Teichrohrsänger Acrocephalus scirpaceus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 114k
Reed Warbler Teichrohrsänger Acrocephalus scirpaceus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 116k
Black-throated Gray Warbler Trauerwaldsänger Dendroica nigrescens North America, Arizona 29k
Red-winged Blackbird Rotschulterstärling Agelaius phoeniceus North America, Arizona, Grand Canyon 101k
Chaffinch Buchfink Fringilla coelebs Germany, Berlin-Niederschoehausen 107k
Chaffinch Buchfink Fringilla coelebs Germany, Berlin-Niederschoehausen 100k
Corn Bunting Grauammer Emberiza calandra Greece, Kos 92k
Corn Bunting Grauammer Emberiza calandra Germany, Berlin-Frohnau 111k
Corn Bunting Grauammer Emberiza calandra Germany, Berlin-Frohnau 179k
Corn Bunting Grauammer Emberiza calandra Greece, Kos 206k
Reed Bunting Rohrammer Emberiza schoeniclus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 51k
Reed Bunting Rohrammer Emberiza schoeniclus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 60k
Yellow Hammer Goldammer Emberiza citrinella Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 105k
Yellow Hammer Goldammer Emberiza citrinella Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 147k
Yellow Hammer (call) Goldammer Emberiza citrinella Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 10k
Yellow Hammer Goldammer Emberiza citrinella Germany, Berlin-Lübars 230k
Black-headed Bunting Kappenammer Emberiza melanocephala Greece, Kos 95k
Black-headed Bunting Kappenammer Emberiza melanocephala Greece, Kos 250k
Black-headed Bunting Kappenammer Emberiza melanocephala Greece, Kos 248k
Cretzschmar’s Bunting Grauortolan Emberiza caesia Greece, Kos 54k
Cretzschmar’s Bunting Grauortolan Emberiza caesia Greece, Kos 873k
Cretzschmar’s Bunting Grauortolan Emberiza caesia Greece, Kos 816k
Serin Girlitz Serinus serinus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 88k
Serin Girlitz Serinus serinus Germany, Berlin-Nordend 4.11MB
Serin Girlitz Serinus serinus Spain, Mallorca, C’an Picafort 980kB
Hawfinch Kernbeißer Coccothraustes coccothraustes Germany, Berlin-Nordend 47k
Hawfinch Kernbeißer Coccothraustes coccothraustes Germany, Berlin-Nordend 709k
Icterine Warbler Gelbspötter Hippolais icterina Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 107k
Icterine Warbler Gelbspötter Hippolais icterina Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 596k
Icterine Warbler Gelbspötter Hippolais icterina Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 3.4MB
Goldcrest Wintergoldhähnchen Regulus regulus Germany, Berlin-Nordend 118k
Goldcrest Wintergoldhähnchen Regulus regulus Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 171k
Goldcrest Wintergoldhähnchen Regulus regulus Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 148k
Vervain Hummingbird Kolibri Mellisuga minima Dominican Republic, Samana (map) 124k
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Dominican Republic, Samana 149k
Antillian Grackle Quiscalus niger Dominican Republic, Samana 59k photo
Tree creeper Gartenbaumläufer Certhia familiaris Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 76k
Tree creeper Gartenbaumläufer Certhia familiaris Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 72k
Siskin Erlenzeisig Carduelis spinus Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 100k
Siskin Erlenzeisig Carduelis spinus Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 328k
Greenfinch Grünfink Carduelis chloris Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 100k
Greenfinch Grünfink Carduelis chloris Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 359k
Greenfinch Grünfink Carduelis chloris Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 127k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 19k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 24k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 27k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 67k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 345k
Great tit Kohlmeise Parus major Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 232k
House Sparrow Haussperling Passer domesticus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 121k
Scarlet Grosbeak Karmingimpel Carpodacus erythrinus Germany, Darss 43k
Thrush Nightingale Sprosser Luscinia luscinia Germany, Darss 213k
Song Thrush Singdrossel Turdus philomelos Germany, Darss 228k
Song Thrush Singdrossel Turdus philomelos Germany, Berlin-Lübars 406k
Starling Star Sturnus vulgaris Germany, Berlin-Nordend 223k
Raven Kolkrabe Corvus corax Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 9k
Raven Kolkrabe Corvus corax Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 92k
Buzzard Mäusebussard Buteo buteo Germany, Berlin-Schildow 40k
Long-tailed Tit Schwanzmeise Aegithalos caudatus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 43k
Long-tailed Tit Schwanzmeise Aegithalos caudatus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 28k
Long-tailed Tit Schwanzmeise Aegithalos caudatus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 46k
Marsh Harrier Rohrweihe Circus aeruginosus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal (map) 28k
Marsh Harrier Rohrweihe Circus aeruginosus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 37k
Marsh Harrier Rohrweihe Circus aeruginosus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 94k
Cuckoo Kuckuck Cuculus canorus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal (map) 61k
Blackbird Amsel Turdus merula Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 128k
Blackbird Amsel Turdus merula Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 87k
Redstart Gartenrotschwanz Phoenicurus phoenicurus Germany, Berlin-Nordend 98k
Redstart Gartenrotschwanz Phoenicurus phoenicurus Germany, Berlin-Nordend 2.18MB
Redstart Gartenrotschwanz Phoenicurus phoenicurus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 2.3MB
Spottend Flycatcher Grauschnäpper Muscicapa striata Germany, Berlin-Nordend 171k
Golden Oriole Pirol Oriolus oriolus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 22k
Golden Oriole Pirol Oriolus oriolus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 220k
Golden Oriole Pirol Oriolus oriolus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 89k
Swift Mauersegler Apus apus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 229k
Wood Pigeon Ringeltaube Columba palumbus Germany, Berlin-Schönholz 32k
Common Tern Flußseeschwalbe Sterna hirundo Germany, Parsteiner See 286k
Squacco Heron Rallenreiher Ardeola ralloides Greece, Crete, Rethymnon 148k
Hooded Crow Nebelkrähe Corvus corone Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 134k
Hooded Crow Nebelkrähe Corvus corone Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 347k
Coal Tit Tannemmeise Parus ater Germany, Mühlenbeck near Berlin 124k
Water Rail Wasserralle Rallus aquaticus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 296k
Woodlark Heidelerche Lullula arborea Germany, Berlin-Lübars 348k
Linnet Bluthänfling Acanthis cannabina Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 173k
Wheatear Steinschmätzer Oenanthe oenanthe Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 55k
Sand Martin Uferschwalbe Riparia riparia Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 25k
Goshawk Habicht Accipiter gentilis Germany, Berlin-Nordend 291k
Sardinian Warbler Samtkopfgrasmücke Sylvia melanocephala Greece, Kos 435k
Sardinian Warbler Samtkopfgrasmücke Sylvia melanocephala Greece, Kos 824k
Flamingo Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Greece, Kos 394k
Alpine swift Alpensegler Apus melba Greece, Kos 156k
Roller Blauracke Coracias garrulus Greece, Kos (map) 972k
Jackdaw Dohle Corvus monedula Greece, Kos 163k
Crested Lark Haubenlerche Galerida cristata Greece, Kos 463k
Cetti’s Warbler Seidensänger Cettia cetti Greece, Kos 123k
Cetti’s Warbler Seidensänger Cettia cetti Spain, Mallorca, Albufera 156k
Olivaceous Warbler Blaßspötter Hippolais pallida Greece, Kos 1532k
Black-eared Wheatear Mittelmeersteinschmätzer Oenanthe hispanica Greece, Kos 206k
Bee-eater Bienenfresser Merops apiaster Greece, Kos 95k
Red-backed Shrike Rotrückenwürger Lanius collurio Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 201k
Common Snipe Bekassine Gallinago gallinago Germany, Berlin-Lübars (map) 423k
Tree Sparrow Feldsperling Passer montanus Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen (map) 313k
Hoopoe Wiedehopf Upupa epops Greece, Halkidiki, Gerakini (map) 1032k
Willow Tit Weidenmeise Parus montanus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 353k
Willow Tit Weidenmeise Parus montanus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 84k
Willow Tit Weidenmeise Parus montanus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 1.2M
Willow Tit Weidenmeise Parus montanus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 210k
Mallard Stockente Anas platyrhynchos Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 229k
Eurasian Coot Bleßralle Fulica atra Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 227k
Little Egret Seidenreiher Egretta garzetta Spain, Mallorca, Albufera 1.04MB
Black-winged Stilt Stelzenläufer Himantopus himantopus Spain, Mallorca, Albufera 298k
European Stonechat Schwarzkehlchen Saxicola rubicola Spain, Mallorca 341k
Subalpine Warbler Weißbart-Grasmücke Sylvia cantillans Spain, Mallorca 552k
European Goldfinch Stieglitz Carduelis carduelis Spain, Mallorca 529k
Grey Heron Graureiher Ardea cinerea Germany, Berlin-Lübars 3.6MB wav
Grey Heron Graureiher Ardea cinerea Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 701 kB
Jackdaw Dohle Corvus monedula Germany, Berlin 1MB wav
Eurasian Jay Eichelhäher Garrulus glandarius Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 149k
Eurasian Jay Eichelhäher Garrulus glandarius Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 127k
Mute Swan Höckerschwan Cygnus olor Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 60k
Greylag Goose Graugans Anser anser Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 1.4MB
Common Crane Kranich Grus grus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 73k
Common Crane Kranich Grus grus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 1.6Mb
Tawny Owl Waldkauz Strix aluco Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 2.1MB

Recordings labeled ‘USG’ were recorded with Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 116.

 
Bats / Fledermäuse

The following recordings have been made with Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 116-200. In order to make the recordings audible, the files have been slowed-down by factor 10. Spectrograms were created in Avisoft-SASLab Pro.

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Leisler’s Bat Kleiner Abendsegler Nyctalus leisleri Co. Galway, Ireland 23k
(2)
Leisler’s Bat (social calls) Kleiner Abendsegler Nyctalus leisleri Great Britain 189k
(3)
Noctule Großer Abendsegler Nyctalus noctula Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 136k
Noctule Großer Abendsegler Nyctalus noctula Germany, Berlin-Lübars 210k
Noctule Großer Abendsegler Nyctalus noctula Germany, Berlin-Lübars 439k
Noctule Großer Abendsegler Nyctalus noctula Germany, Berlin-Lübars 3.61MB
x17
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 115k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 194k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 387k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 192k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Lübars 596k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 143k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Great Britain 228k
(3)
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 269k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 237k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 383k
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin
(stereo)
325kB
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin
(stereo)
175kB
Common Pipistrelle Zwergfledermaus Pipistrellus pipistrellus Germany, Berlin
(stereo)
1.15MB
Unidentified bat species with unusual amplitude modulation Zwergfledermaus? Pipistrellus pipistrellus? Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany,
25.10.2009, 20:55
994k
Soprano Pipistrelle Mückenfledermaus Pipistrellus pygmaeus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 440k
Soprano Pipistrelle Mückenfledermaus Pipistrellus pygmaeus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 237k
Nathusius’s Pipistrelle Rauhhautfledermaus Pipistrellus nathusii Great Britain 259k
(3)
Nathusius’s Pipistrelle Rauhhautfledermaus Pipistrellus nathusii Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 193k
Natterer’s Bat Fransenfledermaus Myotis nattereri Great Britain 409k
(3)
Daubenton’s Bat Wasserfledermaus Myotis daubentonii Germany, Brandenburg, Fürstenwalde 132k
Daubenton’s Bat Wasserfledermaus Myotis daubentonii Germany, Berlin-Lübars 207k
Daubenton’s Bat Wasserfledermaus Myotis daubentonii Great Britain 869k
(3)
Serotine Breitflügelfledermaus Eptesicus serotinus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 53k
Serotine Breitflügelfledermaus Eptesicus serotinus Great Britain 360k
(3)
Barbastelle Bat Mopsfledermaus Barbastella barbastellus Great Britain 218k
(3)
Barbastelle Bat Mopsfledermaus Barbastella barbastellus Bulgaria 86k
(4)
unidentified unbestimmt ? Malaysia, Bangi 552k
Mexican Free-tailed Bat Brasilianische Bulldoggfledermaus; Guano Fledermaus Tadarida brasiliensis Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA 688k
Mexican Free-tailed Bat (clutter) Brasilianische Bulldoggfledermaus; Guano Fledermaus Tadarida brasiliensis Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA 173k
Mexican Free-tailed Bat (more clutter) Brasilianische Bulldoggfledermaus; Guano Fledermaus Tadarida brasiliensis Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA 126k
Lesser Horseshoe Bat Kleine Hufeisennase Rhinolophus hipposideros Co. Galway, Ireland 633k
x20 (2)
Lesser Horseshoe Bat Kleine Hufeisennase Rhinolophus hipposideros Great Britain 542k
x20
(3)
Lesser Horseshoe Bat Kleine Hufeisennase Rhinolophus hipposideros Bulgaria 581k
x20
(4)
Greater Horseshoe Bat Große Hufeisennase Rhinolophus ferrumequinum Great Britain 249k
(3)
Greater Horseshoe Bat Große Hufeisennase Rhinolophus ferrumequinum Bulgaria 940k
x20
(4)
Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Mittelmeer-Hufeisennase Rhinolophus euryale Bulgaria 388k
x20
(4)
Mehely’s Horseshoe Bat Mehely-Hufeisennase Rhinolophus mehelyi Bulgaria 1.18MB
x20
(4)
Blasius’s Horseshoe Bat Blasius-Hufeisennase Rhinolophus blasii Bulgaria 984k
x20
(4)
Brown long-eared bat Braunes Langohr Plecotus auritus Berlin-Niederschönhausen, Germany 240k

(3) recorded by Danielle Linton (Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Oxford University) with UltraSoundGate 116-200
(4) recorded by Matthias Göttsche (Stocksee, Germany) with UltraSoundGate 116Hme

More bat sounds can be found at www.batcalls.com.

Cetaceans / Zahnwale

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Bottlenose dolphin
Großer Tümmler Tursiops truncatus
Shannon Estuary, Ireland
1.55MB
(2)
Killer whale Schwertwal Orcinus orca Vestfjord, Norway 66k
(4)
Killer whale Schwertwal Orcinus orca Vestfjord, Norway 49k
(4)

(2) recorded by Eugene McKeown with UltraSoundGate 116-200
(4) recorded by Heike Vester, Ocean Sounds

Insectivorans / Insektenfresser

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
European water shrew Wasserspitzmaus Neomys fodiens Germany, Müritz National Park 75k
Common shrew
Waldspitzmaus
Sorex araneus
Germany, Berlin-Nordend (map)
87k

Rodents / Nagetiere

A collection of ultrasonic vocalizations of Laboratory rats and mice is available on the rodents page.

Dogs / Hunde

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Size Play
Boxer
Boxer
Canis familaris
63k
Giant Schnauzer
Riesenschnauzer
Canis familaris
47k
Hovawart
Hovawart
Canis familaris
93k
Dachshund Rauhhaardackel
Canis familaris
98k
Wolf
Wolf
Canis lupus
178k

These dog vocalizations were provided by an anonymous recordist.

Ungulata / Huftiere

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Sheep Schaf Ovis aries Germany, Berlin-Luebars 177k
Horse Pferd Equus caballus Germany, Berlin-Luebars 124k

Primates / Primaten

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Celebes crested macaque Schopfmakake Macaca nigra Indonesia, North Sulawesi, Tangkoko-Batuangus Nature Reserve 75k (1)
Celebes crested macaque Schopfmakake Macaca nigra Indonesia, North Sulawesi, Tangkoko-Batuangus Nature Reserve 64k (1)
Long-tailed macaque (female copulation call) Javaneraffe Macaca fascicularis Indonesia, West Java, Pangandaran Nature Reserve 591 k (1)
Long-tailed macaque (warning call) Javaneraffe Macaca fascicularis Indonesia, West Java, Pangandaran Nature Reserve 29k (1)

(1) recorded by Antje Engelhardt

Insects / Insekten

The recordings labeled ‘(x10)’ are time-expanded files, which were recorded with Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 116 connected to a laptop computer. In order to make these recordings completely audible, the speed has been slowed-down by the specified factor. All recordings were made in the field (without catching the animals).

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Mole cricket Maulwurfsgrille Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa Spain, Andalucia, Alcaidesa (map) 230k
Bordeaux cricket Südliche Grille Eumodicogryllus burdigalensis Greece, Kos (map) 920k
Field cricket species Feldgrillenart Gryllus species? Hispanola, Samana 75k
Field cricket Feldgrille Gryllus campestris Germany, Schoenow near Berlin 340k
Mediterranean field cricket Mittelmeergrille Gryllus bimaculatus Spain, Mallorca, Albufera 1.14MB
Mediterranean field cricket Mittelmeergrille Gryllus bimaculatus Greece, Kos 1.07MB
House cricket Heimchen Acheta domesticus Germany, Berlin-Lübars (map) 306k
House cricket Heimchen Acheta domesticus Germany, Berlin-Arkenberge 583k
Mottled grasshopper Gefleckte Keulenschrecke Myrmeleotettix maculatus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 120k(USG) (x10)
Great Green Bush-cricket Grünes Heupferd Tettigonia viridissima Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 398k(USG) (x10)
        80k
Eastern Green Bush-cricket Östliches Heupferd Tettigonia caudata Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 1656k(USG) (x10)
        332k
Roesel’s bush-cricket Roesels Beißschrecke Metrioptera roeselii Germany, Berlin-Lübars 75k(USG) (x10)
        51k
Roesel’s bush-cricket Roesels Beißschrecke Metrioptera roeselii Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 971kB
Short-winged conehead Kurzflügelige Schwertschrecke Conocephalus dorsalis Germany, Berlin-Lübars 218k(USG) (x10)
Grey bush-cricket Westliche Beißschrecke Platycleis albopunctata Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 401k(USG) (x10)
Two-coloured Bush-cricket Zweifarbige Beißschrecke Metrioptera bicolor Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 686k(USG) (x10)
Wart biter Warzenbeißer Decticus verrucivorus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 155k(USG) (x10)
Speckled bush-cricket Punktierte Zartschrecke Leptophyes punctatissima Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 18k(USG) photo (x10)
Speckled bush-cricket Punktierte Zartschrecke Leptophyes punctatissima Germany, Berlin-Niederschönhausen 43k(USG) photo (x10)
Heath grasshopper Steppengrashüpfer Chorthippus vagans Germany, Schoenow near Berlin 265k(USG) (x10)
Meadow grasshopper Gemeiner Grashüpfer Chorthippus parallelus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 459k(USG) (x10)
        92k  
Meadow grasshopper Gemeiner Grashüpfer Chorthippus parallelus Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 473k(USG) photo (x10)
        340k  
Common Field grasshopper Brauner Grashüpfer Chorthippus brunneus Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh (map) 79k(USG) photo (x10)
Verkannter Grashüpfer Chorthippus mollis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 310k(USG) (x10)
Verkannter Grashüpfer Chorthippus mollis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 6.51MB
Steppe grasshopper Wiesengrashüpfer Chorthippus dorsatus Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 315k(USG124) wav
Large Marsh Grasshopper Sumpfschrecke Stethophyma grossum Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde 954k photo
unidentified grasshopper species Heuschrecke ? Malaysia, Bangi 493k(USG) (x10)
unidentified Cicadidae species Singzikade ? Hispanola, Samana 109k
Cicada cretensis Singzikade, Eschenzikade Cicada cretensis Greece, Crete, Rethymnon 222k photo
Cicada mordoganensis Singzikade, Eschenzikade Cicada mordoganensis Greece, Rodos 383k
Cicada orni Singzikade, Eschenzikade Cicada orni Greece, Halkidiki, Gerakini (map) 189k
Cicada barbara Cicada barbara Spain, Mallorca 387k
Cicadatra atra Schwarze Zikade Cicadatra atra Greece, Kos 645k
Rough-backed Bush-cricket Kantige Sattelschrecke Uromenus rugosicollis Spain, Mallorca 3.4MB photo1 photo2
Death’s-head Hawk moth Totenkopfschwärmer Acherontia atropos Germany 260k (1)

(1) recorded by Walter Tilgner

Frogs / Frösche

English Species Name German Species Name Scientific Name Recording Site Size Play
Common Toad Erdkröte Bufo bufo Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 67k photo
Common Toad Erdkröte Bufo bufo Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 20k
Common Toad Erdkröte Bufo bufo Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 19k
Green Toad Wechselkröte Bufo viridis Greece, Rhodes 39k
Moor Frog Moorfrosch Rana arvalis Germany, Berlin-Blankenfelde Berlin-Blankenfelde (map) 184k
Marsh Frog Seefrosch Rana ridibunda Greece, Crete (map) 155k photo
Edible Frog Teichfrosch Rana kl. esculenta Germany, Berlin-Rosenthal 8k
Pool Frog Kleiner Wasserfrosch Rana lessonae Germany, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh 251k
Common Tree Frog Laubfrosch Hyla arborea Greece, Crete 46k
Stripeless Tree Frog Mittelmeer-Laubfrosch Hyla meridionalis Spain, Andalucia, Alcaidesa (map) 196k
Fire-bellied Toad Rotbauchunke Bombina bombina Germany, Parsteiner See 95k
Iberian Green Frog Iberischer Wasserfrosch Rana perezi Spain, Mallorca 1.38MB

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