Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong, whistling wind. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 47 sec. / 00:47 min. 8 MB 3.99
Sand dunes at Omamari nr Dargaville (NZ) 189 sec. / 03:09 min. 31 MB 4.99
Sand Dune. DAY: LATE SPRING/SUMMER Kentish and ringed plovers, lapwings, avocets, terns, linnets, sedge warbler, distant sea, etc Unknown 187 sec. / 03:07 min. 31 MB 4.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background calls from many birds. Stridulating insects. background sounds of stream. N.B. Exact date and location of this recording is unknown. Described as lush valley bottom. Dhofar Region, Oman 204 sec. / 03:24 min. 34 MB 4.99
Sand. Sand being blown over dune by strong whistling wind. Calls from short-toed (red capped) larks in background. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 173 sec. / 02:53 min. 29 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub. Summer, evening. 7.20pm Very neutral with only occasional passing flies and very distant bush crickets NB: Location not certain Ayers Rock, Central Australia 342 sec. / 05:42 min. 57 MB 5.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Neutral atmosphere. Calls from many birds including doves. Occasional sounds of insects. background sounds from a stream. N.B. Exact location of this recording is unknown. Tobruk oasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 116 sec. / 01:56 min. 19 MB 4.49
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Mainly crested larks singing. El Hamma Track, Tunisia 251 sec. / 04:11 min. 42 MB 5.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Mcu soft stridulation. Some background calls from birds. Distant rumble of thunder at end of recording. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 30 sec. / 00:30 min. 5 MB 3.99
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With black redstart and common bulbul BBC compilation Unknown 456 sec. / 07:36 min. 77 MB 5.99
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
Canyon. Spring; Early morning Palm Doves, Blackstarts, Yellow-vented Bulbuls, Tristrams Grackles, Rock Doves, Fan-tailed Ravens and wingbeats. Beware of escaped Parrot calls quite often! Arugot Canyon, Israel 243 sec. / 04:03 min. 41 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
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
Desert Shrub Atmosphere. Tropical desert shrub - Summer - Midday. Rather neutral, with birds and insects. Location: Hood Island, Galapagos Islands 324 sec. / 05:24 min. 27 MB 5.99
Semidesert Atmosphere. Atmosphere at night. Sounds of stridulating insects, one individual prominent. Also sounds of wind in sand dunes and scattered trees. N.B. Exact date of this recording is unknown. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 375 sec. / 06:15 min. 63 MB 5.99
Desert. Spring: Early Morning Atmos at Desert Museum Aviary, very busy, unnatural except along water- course or vegetated pool. Prominent Cardinal at start, many species calling and singing. Tucson, Arizona, USA 302 sec. / 05:02 min. 51 MB 5.99
Desert. Spring: Early morning Atmos in Arizona Desert Museum. Fairly busy with Gambels Quail, House Sparrows, White-winged Dove, Gila Woodpecker, Cactus Wren. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Desert Museum, Arizona, USA 199 sec. / 03:19 min. 33 MB 4.99
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
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. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere in canyon, Blackstart, House Sparrows, Sand Partridge frogs and graceful Warbler in background. Arugot Canyon, Israel 104 sec. / 01:44 min. 17 MB 4.49
Tropical Desert Shrub. Summer; Early morning Sheep farm with Australian crows, fantails, etc plus breeze Shark Bay, Nr Carnarvon, Western Australia 362 sec. / 06:02 min. 61 MB 5.99
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background singing from many birds. Stridulating and occasionally flying insects. background sounds of stream. N.B. Exact date and location of this recording is unknown. Described as lush valley bottom. Dhofar Region, Oman 104 sec. / 01:44 min. 17 MB 4.49
Sand. Sand being blown over dune. Buzzing from dune bees. Buzz from beetles. Short-toed (red-capped) larks in background. Larks doing some mimicry in their song. Wind increases. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dune 343 sec. / 05:43 min. 58 MB 5.99