Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

Sound title Length Size Price Wish Buy
Sand Storm Atmosphere. Sounds of strong wind. Also occasional hiss of blowing sand. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 207 sec. / 03:27 min. 35 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
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
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
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day With Fan-tailed Raven, Palestine Sunbird, Tristrams Grackles, House Sparrows and insects. Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 127 sec. / 02:07 min. 21 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub - Summer: Night. Rather neutral with insect chorus and hunting bat Nr Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 247 sec. / 04:07 min. 41 MB 5.99
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With field cricket chorus BBC compilation Unknown 386 sec. / 06:26 min. 65 MB 5.99
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; 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. 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 morning. Quiet, faint sounds of wind. Occasional cheeps from a bird. Fly buzz 2m30s. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 194 sec. / 03:14 min. 32 MB 4.99
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Fan-tailed Raven, Tristrams Grackles and Sand Partridge. Windy background. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 70 sec. / 01:10 min. 12 MB 4.49
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
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
Sand. Sand grains being blown by strong wind over leaves. Short-toed (red-capped) larks singing in background. Buzz from beetle. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 128 sec. / 02:08 min. 21 MB 4.99
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. 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
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
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
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Flight calls (possibly alarm) from unidentified bird passing microphone. Some buffets from wind. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar 19 sec. / 00:19 min. 3 MB 2.99
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in early morning. background display calls from hoopoe lark. Occasional calls from other bird species. Hissy recording with some sounds of wind. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 191 sec. / 03:11 min. 32 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
Sand. Sand being blown over dune. Close dune bees buzzing. Bees landing and digging shallow holes in sand, then hovering over them. Short-toed (red-capped) larks in background. Wind gusting. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and 195 sec. / 03:15 min. 33 MB 4.99