Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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Sand. Sand being blown over dune by very strong wind. Bees buzzing and occasional beetle passing. Larks very distant. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 126 sec. / 02:06 min. 21 MB 4.99
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day Quiet, with distant calls of Fan-tailed Raven and song and calls of Graceful Warblers. Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 56 sec. / 00:56 min. 9 MB 3.99
Outback. Dawn, dry river bed. Several birds calling. Close up alarm from one. Bees and crickets in background. Nr Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 213 sec. / 03:33 min. 36 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub. Autumn: Evening Bird song rather distant with passing flies - neutral Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands 118 sec. / 01:58 min. 20 MB 4.49
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Wind blowing through grassy hillocks, larks and sheep in background El Hamma Track, Tunisia 84 sec. / 01:24 min. 14 MB 4.49
Sand. Sand being blown over dune. Dune bees buzzing. Beetles buzz past. Short-toed (red-capped) larks singing in background. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 210 sec. / 03:30 min. 35 MB 4.99
Outback. Morning, strong wind blowing. Birds singing, flies buzzing, dry twigs rattling. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 354 sec. / 05:54 min. 59 MB 5.99
Outback. Late afternoon. Crickets, flies and birds in dried up river bed. Slight wind. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 225 sec. / 03:45 min. 38 MB 4.99
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Fan-tailed Raven, Tristrams Grackles and Sand Partridge. Windy background. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 70 sec. / 01:10 min. 12 MB 4.49
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in sand dunes. Sounds of howling wind. Gentle insect stridulation. Some distant bird calls. Occasional wind on microphone. Nr Birdsville, Queensland, Australia 52 sec. / 00:52 min. 8 MB 3.99
Wadi Atmosphere. background echoing calls from birds. Sounds of wind. Md insect stridulation. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 29 sec. / 00:29 min. 5 MB 3.49
Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong wind over sand dune, dead twigs blowing in wind and sand moving. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 121 sec. / 02:01 min. 20 MB 4.99
Desert Atmosphere. Md piping calls from unidentified bird species. background sounds of insects and calls from yellow throated sparrows. Some slight sounds of wind. Khuzestan Province, Iran 82 sec. / 01:22 min. 14 MB 4.49
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Flies, bees, hornets, Tristrams Grackles, Fan-tailed Raven, Sand Partridge. Hissy. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 205 sec. / 03:25 min. 34 MB 4.99
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in early morning. Distant calls from birds. Hissy recording with some sounds of wind. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 80 sec. / 01:20 min. 13 MB 4.49
Desert Grass Savanna. SPRING: DAY Breeze blowing over the pampas grass Nr Carmen de Patagones, Argentina 326 sec. / 05:26 min. 55 MB 5.99
Temperate Desert. Late spring-summer With grasshoppers, bees, flies and stonechat etc. Nr. Las Herencias, Central Spain 111 sec. / 01:51 min. 18 MB 4.49
Africa: Botswana, semi-desert atmosphere in spring, light scrub. 396 sec. / 06:36 min. 66 MB 5.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background calls from various bird species including nightingale. Stridulating insects. background sounds of stream. N.B. Exact date and location of this recording is unknown. Described as green valley. Ayn Razat, Dhofar Region, Oma 116 sec. / 01:56 min. 19 MB 4.49
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With black redstart and common bulbul BBC compilation Unknown 456 sec. / 07:36 min. 77 MB 5.99
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in evening. Stridulating cricket. Some sounds of wind. Wind buffet 2m09s. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 235 sec. / 03:55 min. 39 MB 4.99
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Wind through grasses and bushes Crickets singing, wind gusting. Southern Tunisia 147 sec. / 02:27 min. 25 MB 4.99
Sand. Sand grains being blown by strong wind over leaves. Short-toed (red-capped) larks singing in background. Buzz from beetle. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 128 sec. / 02:08 min. 21 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub. AUTUMN: DAY Rather neutral with Darwins finches, etc Plaza Island, Galapagos Islands 98 sec. / 01:38 min. 16 MB 4.49
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in sand dunes. Sounds of howling wind. Gentle insect stridulation. Some distant bird calls. Occasional wind on microphone. Nr Birdsville, Queensland, Australia 99 sec. / 01:39 min. 16 MB 4.49