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
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
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
Tropical Desert Shrub. Summer: Early morning Rather neutral with distant calls of waterfowl on pool and low chorus of crickets Palm Valley, Nr Hermannsberg, Alice Springs, Central Australia 421 sec. / 07:01 min. 71 MB 5.99
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. Md birdsong, possibly from red whiskered bulbul. Also sounds from other birds and insects. N.B. Exact location of this recording is unknown. Also some scrub/bushland at this location. Rajasthan State, India 77 sec. / 01:17 min. 13 MB 4.49
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 sand dunes. Sounds of howling wind. Gentle insect stridulation. Some distant bird calls. Occasional wind on microphone. Nr Birdsville, Queensland, Australia 99 sec. / 01:39 min. 16 MB 4.49
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. Canyon: Spring; Early Morning Before sunrise in entrance to canyon; busy; with Yellow-vented Bulbul BCU Palm Doves, House Sparrows, Sand Partridge, Smyrna Kingfisher and insects. Arugot Canyon, Israel 106 sec. / 01:46 min. 18 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Chino Canyon. Several insects buzzing, dove in background, songbirds singing prominently, finches in distance. Chino Canyon, Arizona, USA 284 sec. / 04:44 min. 48 MB 5.99
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 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
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
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
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
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