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Mammal Calls

  Play call / vocalisation Visit Page   Recording Details
Macaca fascicularis
Long-tailed Macaque
(Alarm call)
  Upper Peirce Forest, Singapore, 02 Dec 2018, 1600 hrs.
Alarm call emitted by an adult male, to alert the rest of the troop which were active at the edge of an area of secondary forest.
Macaca fascicularis
Long-tailed Macaque
(Soft calls made by infants)
  Botanic Gardens, Pulau Pinang, Peninsular Malaysia, 01 Oct 2019, 1900 hrs.
These quiet calls were heard coming from the forest, where a small group of Long-tailed Macaque were settling down for the night. The calls are made between infants, or are made by an infant communicating with its parent.
Presbytis femoralis femoralis
Raffles' Banded Langur
  Singapore, Upper Thomson, 09 May 2020, 0800 hrs
Alarm call heard from the upper canopy, where an adult pair were briefly observed.  Audio file thanks to Sophia Sak Baker.
Trachypithecus obscurus
Dusky Langur
  Johor, Peninsular Malaysia, 07 Sep 2019, 0815 hrs
A very loud alarm call made by an adult male, as it spotted a feral dog passing by. Later in the recording there is a crash of tree branches, as the langur moves deeper into the forest.
Hylobates lar
White-handed Gibbon
  Johor, Peninsular Malaysia, 06 Mar 2015, 0928 hrs.
Heard calling early morning from an area of lowland forest, 300 metres from a main road.
Symphalangus syndactylus
  Fraser's Hill, Peninsular Malaysia, 12 Dec 2014, 1650 hrs.
Recorded during the late afternoon, from forest edge habitat near human habitation, at an elevation of around 1000 metres.
Iomys horsfieldii
Horsfield's Flying Squirrel
  Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Singapore, 12 Mar 2017, 2230 hrs.
Heard calling from mid-canopy at the edge of lowland, secondary forest. Other squirrels were heard the same evening calling from deeper in the forest.
Callosciurus notatus
Plantain Squirrel
  Sungei Buloh, Singapore, 11 Jan 2018, 1215 hrs.
These calls were recorded whilst a small group of Plantain Squirrel were highly active at the edge of mangrove habitat: they comprise typical chattering sounds with high-pitched squeaks.
Sundasciurus tenuis
Slender Squirrel
  This chattering bird-like call, typical of the Slender Squirrel, was recorded on 17 Jan 2017 at 10:09 hrs, in lowland, secondary forest in Singapore.
Tupaia glis
Common Treeshrew
  Windsor Nature Park, Singapore, 31 Jan 2018, 1830 hrs.
These vocalisations were emitted whilst two treeshrews were interacting. A similar, but louder, alarm call may be emitted when a treeshrew is suddenly encountered along a forest trail.