Transwiki:List of animal sounds


This is a list of animal sounds, sounds made by animals. First verbs used to label animal sounds are listed, followed by figures of speech that imitate those sounds. Please note that these lists are only valid for the English language, as different languages use different animal sounds.

VerbsEdit

Below is a list of appropriate English verbs corresponding to the sounds made by various animals.

  • Alligators - bellow, hiss
  • Asses - bray
  • Badgers - growl
  • Basenji dogs - yodel
  • Bears - growl: Grrr
  • Bees - hum and buzz
  • Beetles - drone
  • Birds - chirrup, chirp, tweet, and sing: Bird song
  • Bitterns - boom
  • Blackbirds - whistle
  • Bulls - bellow
  • Calves - bleat
  • Cats - mew, purr, meow and hiss, yowl, spit
  • Cattle - moo
  • Chaffinches - fink
  • Chicks - cheep
  • Chickens - cluck
  • Cicadas - sing
  • Cocks - crow
  • Cows - moo
  • Coyotes - yelp, cry
  • Crows - caw
  • Cuckoos - cuckoo
  • Dingos - bark, cry
  • Dodos - squawk, cry
  • Dogs - bark, woof, ruff
  • Dolphins - click
  • Donkeys - bray, hee-haw
  • Doves - coo
  • Ducks - quack
  • Nightingales - pipe and warble
  • Okapis - cough, bellow
  • Ostriches - bleep bleep
  • Owls - screech, shriek, and hoot
  • Oxen - low
  • Parrots - talk
  • Peacocks - scream
  • Penguins - honk
  • Pigs - oink, snort, grunt, and call
  • Pigeons - coo
  • Porpoises - whistle, click
  • Prairie dogs - bark
  • Queleas - twitter, whistle, chirp, shriek, and squawk
  • Rabbits - squeak, drum
  • Raccoons - chitter
  • Rats - squeak
  • Ravens - croak
  • Rhinos - Bellow
  • Rooks - caw
  • Rooster - cock-a'doodle-doo
  • Seals - bark
  • Sharks - hom hom
  • Sheep - bleat, baa
  • Snakes - hiss
  • Sparrows - chirp
  • Squirrels - squeak
  • Stags - bellow
  • Swallows - twit and squeal
  • Swans - cry
  • Tigers - growl
  • Thrushes - whistle
  • Tokay Geckos - to-keh!
  • Turkeys - gobble
  • Vultures - scream
  • Walruses - groan
  • Whales - sing: Whale song.
  • Wolves - howl, cry
  • Zebras - neigh, whinny

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Last modified on 26 November 2013, at 00:30