Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

Sound title Length Size Price Wish Buy
Tropical Desert Shrub. Summer: Early morning Rather neutral with bush crickets, beetles flying and distant birds Palm Valley, Nr Hermannsberg, Alice Springs, Central Australia 361 sec. / 06:01 min. 61 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: Mid-day Gambels Quail, Cactus Wren, insects, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher and Phainopepla in background. Tortolita Track, Arizona, USA 294 sec. / 04:54 min. 49 MB 5.99
Desert. Spring: Morning Curve-billed Thrasher prominent, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Cactus Wren, Brewers Sparrows, insects, Phainopepla, Gila Woodpecker, White-winged Dove. Tortolita Track, Arizona, USA 234 sec. / 03:54 min. 39 MB 4.99
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day Quiet, with House Sparrows, Tristrams Grackles, Graceful Warbler, Fan-tailed Raven and insects. Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 123 sec. / 02:03 min. 20 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub - Summer: Early Morning. Rather neutral with bush-crickets, beetles flying and distant birds Nr Hermansberg, Alice Springs, Central Australia 162 sec. / 02:42 min. 27 MB 4.99
Sand Desert - Any Season: Day. With white-crowned black wheatear, fan-tailed raven, lanner falcon, pin-tailed sandgrouse and desert lark BBC compilation Unknown 403 sec. / 06:43 min. 68 MB 5.99
Waterside Atmosphere. Recorded by water in desert. Calls from various bird species, including mewling calls. Occasional sounds of stridulating insects. Queensland, Australia 70 sec. / 01:10 min. 11 MB 4.49
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
Sand dunes at Omamari nr Dargaville (NZ) 189 sec. / 03:09 min. 31 MB 4.99
Desert. Desert Pool: Spring. Crested Lark calling. Black-headed Wagtail calls, first contact then alarm. Then alarm calls from Green Sandpiper. Water dripping, insects and distant Spotted Grouse in background. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Nazana 120 sec. / 02:00 min. 20 MB 4.99
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
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
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Canyon atmos. Fan-tailed Ravens, Tristrams Grackles, Sand Partridge, insects. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 188 sec. / 03:08 min. 31 MB 4.99
Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong, whistling wind. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 47 sec. / 00:47 min. 8 MB 3.99
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
Wadi Atmosphere. background calls from birds. Some sounds of wind. High pitched buzzing of insects. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 MB 4.49
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day Fairly quiet, with Tristrams Grackle, Yellow-vented Bulbul, Palestine Sunbird and insects. Some distant traffic. Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 212 sec. / 03:32 min. 35 MB 4.99
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Occasional close fly buzz. Mcu to md insect stridulation. background calls from birds. Sounds of wind. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 82 sec. / 01:22 min. 14 MB 4.49
Desert. Spring: Early morning Gambels Quail feeding calls, White-winged Doves, Gila Woodpecker drilling, other birds in background. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Desert Museum, Arizona, USA 99 sec. / 01:39 min. 16 MB 4.49
Desert. Dawn Many birds singing and calling, several close calls. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 77 sec. / 01:17 min. 13 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
Canyon Atmosphere. Canyon: Spring; Day Canyon atmosphere, calls of Tristrams Grackles echoing and insects close to mic. Mosoke Derugot, Israel 69 sec. / 01:09 min. 11 MB 4.49
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