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  • The cheerful sounds produced by these Pacific Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris regilla) were recorded on March 13, 2017 in Issaquah, Washington State.  Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 Peter Pearsall/USFWS.  Audio file copyright Jeff Rice and Montana State University;  Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd89

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Pacific Chorus Frogs from the Acoustic Atlas

    The cheerful sounds produced by these Pacific Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris regilla) were recorded on March 13, 2017 in Issaquah, Washington State. Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 Peter Pearsall/USFWS. Audio file copyright Jeff Rice and Montana State University; Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd89 The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • Narrated by Stephen Hunts, this film features the natural sounds of Yellowstone National Park including pica, toads and frogs, Vixen geyser erupting, Sandhill cranes, gray wolves, elk, Canadian geese, loons, coots (duck), red squirrels, American bison, bull elk, and grizzly bears combined with some beautiful photographs of the park.  The film is presented by Montana State University Library’s Acoustic Atlas.  The Acoustic Atlas is a digital audio archive of animal and environmental sounds from Montana, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and the American West (acousticatlas.org).  ~Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Our Yellowstone: sounds of the Acoustic Atlas

    Narrated by Stephen Hunts, this film features the natural sounds of Yellowstone National Park including pica, toads and frogs, Vixen geyser erupting, Sandhill cranes, gray wolves, elk, Canadian geese, loons, coots (duck), red squirrels, American bison, bull elk, and grizzly bears combined with some beautiful photographs of the park. The film is presented by Montana State University Library’s Acoustic Atlas. The Acoustic Atlas is a digital audio archive of animal and environmental sounds from Montana, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and the American West (acousticatlas.org). ~Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • The haunting sounds produced by the nearly extinct Wyoming toad (Anaxyrus baxteri) were recorded on June 5, 2014 at Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming. The Wyoming toad was listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in January 1984. Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 USFWS Mountain-Prairie, credit Sara Armstrong. Audio file copyright Jeff Rice and Montana State University;  Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • The Wyoming Toad from The Acoustic Atlas

    The haunting sounds produced by the nearly extinct Wyoming toad (Anaxyrus baxteri) were recorded on June 5, 2014 at Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming. The Wyoming toad was listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in January 1984. Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 USFWS Mountain-Prairie, credit Sara Armstrong. Audio file copyright Jeff Rice and Montana State University; Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3 The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • The sound of rushing waves on La Ropa Beach, Zihuatanejo, Mexico was recorded on January 4, 2009.  Photograph by Dimitri Svetsikas.  All rights reserved Jeff Rice 2020.

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Waves at Playa La Ropa from The Acoustic Atlas

    The sound of rushing waves on La Ropa Beach, Zihuatanejo, Mexico was recorded on January 4, 2009. Photograph by Dimitri Svetsikas. All rights reserved Jeff Rice 2020. The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • The deep ringing sounds produced by the Mexican and Couch's Spadefoot Toads were recorded on June 5, 2014 in Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 Andre DuBois. Audio file copyright Jeff Rice. All rights reserved

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Mexican and Couch's Spadefoot Toads from the Acoustic Atlas

    The deep ringing sounds produced by the Mexican and Couch's Spadefoot Toads were recorded on June 5, 2014 in Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. Image Rights: CC BY 2.0 Andre DuBois. Audio file copyright Jeff Rice. All rights reserved The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • Soft thunder can be heard from a storm that rolled through the Uinta Mountains and was recorded on the edge of an open meadow at Elkhorn Crossing, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Duchesne County, Utah on August 1, 2018.  Photograph by Jean Beaufort.  All rights reserved Jeff Rice 2020.

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Thunder at Elkhorn Crossing from The Acoustic Atlas

    Soft thunder can be heard from a storm that rolled through the Uinta Mountains and was recorded on the edge of an open meadow at Elkhorn Crossing, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Duchesne County, Utah on August 1, 2018. Photograph by Jean Beaufort. All rights reserved Jeff Rice 2020. The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).

  • The sound of waves at mid-tide on a long, sandy beach and a few lazy bird calls recorded at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, California on August 6, 2016.  Photograph by Linda Saitos.  Jeff Rice copyright, all rights reserved.

The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org.

Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).
  • Santa Cruz waves from The Acoustic Atlas

    The sound of waves at mid-tide on a long, sandy beach and a few lazy bird calls recorded at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, California on August 6, 2016. Photograph by Linda Saitos. Jeff Rice copyright, all rights reserved. The Acoustic Atlas is curated by the Montana State University Library and contributed to by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It includes more than 2,500 recordings of species and environments from Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, along with habitats and species from throughout the Western United States. Visit us at https://acousticatlas.org. Note: For library content that is not accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities. For assistance, please submit an accessibility request for library material (https://www.lib.montana.edu/accessibility/request-form.html).