Gibbon Songs

Gibbons have incredible duets and solo calls which can travel far through the forests. Click on the species names to hear the call of the gibbons! Thank you to all the SSA experts who donated their calls, which take a lot of work to collect. Check out the map below to see where these gibbons come from.

SpeciesCommon Name
Hoolock hoolock Western Hoolock Gibbon
Hoolock leuconedys Eastern Hoolock Gibbon
Hoolock tianxingSkywalker Hoolock Gibbon
Hylobates abbotti Abbott’s Gray Gibbon
Hylobates agilis Agile Gibbon
Hylobates albibarbis Bornean White-bearded Gibbon
Hylobates funereus Northern Gray Gibbon
Hylobates klossii Kloss’s Gibbon
Hylobates lar Lar Gibbon
Hylobates molochMoloch Gibbon
Hylobates muelleriMüller’s Gibbon
Hylobates pileatus Pileated Gibbon
Nomascus annamensis Northern Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon
Nomascus concolorWestern Black Crested Gibbon
Nomascus gabriellaeSouthern Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon
Nomascus hainanus Hainan Crested Gibbon
Nomascus leucogenys Northern White-cheeked Crested Gibbon
Nomascus nasutus Eastern Black Crested Gibbon (Cao Vit)
Nomascus sikiSouthern White-cheeked Crested Gibbon
Symphalangus syndactylus Siamang
Gibbons of the world