Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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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 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 Atmosphere. Spring; Day Canyon atmos, with mainly flies, bees, hornets etc. Tristrams Grackles in background. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 114 sec. / 01:54 min. 19 MB 4.49
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
Temperate Desert Scrub. Summer: Mid-day Fairly neutral with various bush-crickets and Wood crickets in foreground. Plus MD Yellow Warbler singing. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Rockies Foothills, Colorado, USA 292 sec. / 04:52 min. 49 MB 5.99
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
Africa: Botswana, light semi-desert atmosphere in spring. 392 sec. / 06:32 min. 66 MB 5.99
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
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Mcu/md sounds of running water. background calls from dhufar toads. Muthaila, Sharqiyah Region, Oman 89 sec. / 01:29 min. 15 MB 4.49
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
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
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 through grasses and bushes Crickets singing, wind gusting. Southern Tunisia 147 sec. / 02:27 min. 25 MB 4.99
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere in canyon, frogs and distant birds, Palestine Sunbird near end. Arugot Canyon, Israel 113 sec. / 01:53 min. 19 MB 4.49
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 Atmosphere. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere, close stream with frogs prominent at start, later water and a few birds calling. Arugot Canyon, Israel 166 sec. / 02:46 min. 28 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 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
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 Canyon atmos, Fan-tailed Raven, House Bunting, flies etc. Wind gusting. Also Lesser Whitethroat. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 120 sec. / 02:00 min. 20 MB 4.99
Canyon. Canyon: Spring; Early Morning Pre-dawn in entrance to canyon, with House Sparrows, Blackstarts, Sand Partridge, Palm Doves, Yellow-vented Bulbuls, Lesser Whitethroats and occasional insects. Arugot Canyon, Israel 306 sec. / 05:06 min. 51 MB 5.99
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. Dawn Many birds singing and calling, several close calls. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 77 sec. / 01:17 min. 13 MB 4.49
Rock Desert. Spring: Day. Neutral, with occasional insects (some cu). Very distant birds. Windy and traffic noise towards end. Masada Plain, Israel 171 sec. / 02:51 min. 29 MB 4.99