The Archive

The Borror Lab archive contains over 40,000 animal sound recordings and is continuously growing. You can listen to and examine the collection's holdings right here. You can bookmark any recording for easy access in the future!

You can also search our and other databases through VertNet, an NSF-funded project that links numerous Natural History Collections online. To only retrieve data from the Borror lab, set the InstitutionCode under "More search options" to "BLB".

* Please let us know when you download and use some of our recordings:

We provide high-quality copies of recordings for research, education, management, and other uses. To make requests or inquire about licensing fees, please contact us at

Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
The Ohio State University
1315 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212-1192 USA

Phone: (614) 292-2176