Animal Sounds Recordings

Curator: Alexander Rubtsov

The collection holds 388 items, including replicated vinyl records, compact discs, cassette tapes and original recordings on magnetic tape.


The collection of original records comprises:

1. a collection of voices of birds (about 300 species, 100 hours of recording);

2. a collection of mammalian voices of the Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Moscow State University (80 species, about 700 hours of recording);

3. records made by Darwin museum employee Alexander Rubtsov.

All original recordings are digitized and stored on CDs in WAV format. Each file is accounted in the database. Currently, the materials of this collection are widely used in the permanent exhibition.

Vinyl discs with birds' voices recordings.

CDs with mammals' voices recordings.