FNJV - Fonoteca Neotropical Jacques Vielliard

UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Departamento de Biologia Animal
Cidade Universitária "Zeferino Vaz" - Caixa Postal 6109
Campinas - SP - Brazil

The Fonoteca Neotropical Jacques Vielliard (FNJV), associated with the Museum of Zoology "Adão José Cardoso" at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), founded in 1978, is one of the five largest animal sound collections in the world and the largest in Latin America. It has sound files of all vertebrate groups and some invertebrates (such as insects and arachnids).

This collection has more than 44,000 recordings cataloged and other thousands (about 20,000) that still are in the process of digitization and cataloging. Most of the records come from Brazil but the FNJV also contains sound files from North America, Europe, Africa, and Oceania. For more details access.

Online since: 13/12/2010
Last update: 01/04/2024

Number of records

Total: 52,812
Online: 62,186
Georeferenced: 37,198
(by municipality: 18,456)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

To download FNJV's sound files it is necessary to request it in a specific form (www.ib.unicamp.br/fnjv/ -> Home -> Requests) and to have the curators permission. Those files must not be reproduced or utilized without the FNJV's authorization.

How to cite

Fonoteca Neotropical Jacques Vielliard (FNJV), Museum of Zoology


Luis Felipe Toledo
Simone Aparecida Dena Silva