The bat call library

Welcome on our site!

Welcome to the ChiroVox website, the home of bat recordings from all over the world! The site is intended to facilitate work with bat sounds and is based on the Asian Bat Call Database, an initiative of the Hungarian Natural History Museum (HNHM) and the Southeast Asian Bat Conservation Research Unit (SEABCRU).


13.01.2022 - We are happy to announce that an article about the portal has been published in PeerJ. Thank you all the co-authors, reviewers and editor who made this possible! Please check our Facebook page and Twitter account as well!

12.01.2022 - The database was reviewed and corrected. The beta testing is over. If you find any errors or have any suggestions, please feel free to contact us at

If you would like to contribute, please check the Contribution section for further information!

11.01.2022 - We congratulate to Ellen McArthur and Faisal Ali Anwarali Khan for their fantastic paper on the echolocation calls of bats of Gunung Mulu National Park. This results of this very intensive and precious work was published recently and the calls analysed in the paper are available through ChiroVox, thanks to the authors.


Number of all recordings: 4026

Number of Families: 10

Number of Genera: 47

Number of Species: 239

Number of Countries: 11

Number of Recordist: 48