Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

Sound title Length Size Price Wish Buy
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
Canyon. Canyon: Spring; Early morning In entrance to canyon, with Palm Doves, Yellow-vented Bulbuls, Blackstarts House Sparrows, Tristrams Grackles, Sand Partridges, Lesser Whitethroats Palestine Sunbird and Raven. Frequent wingbeats and occasional distan 368 sec. / 06:08 min. 62 MB 5.99
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
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
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
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
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
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day With House Sparrows, Blackstart, Tristrams Grackles and Insects. Rather Windy Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 120 sec. / 02:00 min. 20 MB 4.99
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
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
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
Desert. Spring: Mid-day Insects buzzing around a Paloverde Tree - mainly bees and hover flies, birds in distance. Tortolita Track, Arizona, USA 117 sec. / 01:57 min. 19 MB 4.49
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
Tropical Desert Shrub. AUTUMN: DAY With Darwins finches, etc Plaza Island, Galapagos Islands 58 sec. / 00:58 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
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
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With field cricket chorus BBC compilation Unknown 386 sec. / 06:26 min. 65 MB 5.99
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
Canyon. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere in canyon, prominent Yellow-vented Bulbul calling, Tristrams Grackles and Smyrna Kingfisher in background. Arugot Canyon, Israel 114 sec. / 01:54 min. 19 MB 4.49
Tropical Desert. Spring Wind Wind effect with occasional song and calls from crested larks, serins and chaffinch. Nr. Thelpte, Tunisia 233 sec. / 03:53 min. 39 MB 4.99
Outback. Early morning. Doves and other birds singing. Insects buzzing. Very distant aircraft at times. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 489 sec. / 08:09 min. 82 MB 5.99
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
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 Dunes Atmosphere. Coastal - Winter - Late Afternoon. Sand dunes by creek near Kerachi. Wind over dune and through acacia scrub, Indian grey partridge most prominent, little green bee-eater and doves distant, very windy. Koninga Creek, Pakistan 163 sec. / 02:43 min. 27 MB 4.99
Desert. Early am. Many birds calling, one bird very prominent. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 100 sec. / 01:40 min. 16 MB 4.49