Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

Sound title Length Size Price Wish Buy
Canyon. Spring: Afternoon Atmosphere on grassy hillside of canyon, insects, House Finches, Black-chinned Hummingbird and other birds, Windy with wind increasing at end. Box Canyon, Arizona, USA 192 sec. / 03:12 min. 32 MB 4.99
Canyon. Canyon: Spring; Early Morning Dawn in entrance to canyon; busy; with Yellow-vented Bulbul BCU, Sand Partridge, House Sparrows, Blackstarts, Lesser Whitethroats, Palm Doves and insects. Occasional wingbeats. Arugot Canyon, Israel 263 sec. / 04:23 min. 44 MB 5.99
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With black redstart, white-crowned black wheatear, fan-tailed raven, lanner falcon, pin-tailed sandgrouse, desert lark and field crickets BBC compilation Unknown 399 sec. / 06:39 min. 67 MB 5.99
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
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Fan-tailed Raven, insects, House Bunting, Tristrams Grackles, Raven. Windy in places. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 384 sec. / 06:24 min. 64 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
Canyon. Spring; Early morning With Tristrams Grackles predominant, lots of very good wing-beats. Also House Sparrows, Sand Partridge, Palm and Rock Doves. Beware of escaped Parrot calls! Arugot Canyon, Israel 250 sec. / 04:10 min. 42 MB 5.99
Desert. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 MB 4.49
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
Canyon. Spring: Afternoon Atmosphere on grassy hillside of canyon, insects, wind in grass, House Finches, hummingbird. Box Canyon, Arizona, USA 87 sec. / 01:27 min. 14 MB 4.49
Open Desert Fields. Mid-day Cicadas and crickets with distant birds calling. Some drop outs. Madera Canyon, Arizona, USA 55 sec. / 00:55 min. 9 MB 3.99
Desert. Spring: Mid-day Insects buzzing around Palaverde Tree. Gambels Quail calling in background. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 136 sec. / 02:16 min. 23 MB 4.99
Sand. Sand being blown over dune. When wind gusts gives the sound of sand hitting vegetation. Dune bees, flies and beetles buzzing. Short-toed (red-capped) larks in background. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes 195 sec. / 03:15 min. 33 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. Autumn: Evening Bird song rather distant with passing flies - neutral Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands 118 sec. / 01:58 min. 20 MB 4.49
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
Tropical Desert Shrub - Summer: Early Morning. Very neutral with very light insect chorus and distant calls of waterfowl Nr Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 414 sec. / 06:54 min. 70 MB 5.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background calls from birds. background sounds of wind. Occasional buzz from flies. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 70 sec. / 01:10 min. 11 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
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
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Peaceful, relaxing atmosphere. Bubbling sounds from a stream, small waterfall in background. Calls from birds and occasional sounds of insects. N.B. Exact location of this recording is unknown. Tobruk oasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 239 sec. / 03:59 min. 40 MB 4.99
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
Sand Dune Atmosphere. Coastal sand dunes - Spring - Day. Neutral with distant surf, birds and crickets. Location: Nancite, Costa Rica 131 sec. / 02:11 min. 22 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub. Summer: Early morning Rather neutral with bush crickets, beetles flying and mostly distant birds Palm Valley, Nr Hermannsberg, Alice Springs, Central Australia 366 sec. / 06:06 min. 61 MB 5.99