Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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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
Wadi Atmosphere. Neutral atmosphere. Calls from many birds including doves. Occasional sounds of insects. background sounds from a stream. N.B. Exact location of this recording is unknown. Tobruk oasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 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 Nr Hermansberg, Alice Springs, Central Australia 162 sec. / 02:42 min. 27 MB 4.99
Desert Atmosphere. Close occasional buzzing from insects. background sounds of insects. background calls from yellow throated sparrow. Some slight sounds of wind. Khuzestan Province, Iran 107 sec. / 01:47 min. 18 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 Canyon atmos. Fan-tailed Ravens, Tristrams Grackles, Sand Partridge, insects. Zeelim Canyon, Israel 188 sec. / 03:08 min. 31 MB 4.99
Sand Dune. DAY: LATE SPRING/SUMMER Kentish and ringed plovers, lapwings, avocets, terns, linnets, sedge warbler, distant sea, etc Unknown 187 sec. / 03:07 min. 31 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
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
Outback. Morning, strong wind blowing dry twigs and leaves. Flies buzzing. Occasional distant bird call. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 314 sec. / 05:14 min. 53 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
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
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 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
Desert. Dawn Many birds singing and calling, several close calls. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 77 sec. / 01:17 min. 13 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
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. 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
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
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
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
Sand dunes at Omamari nr Dargaville (NZ) 189 sec. / 03:09 min. 31 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
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
Sand Dune Atmosphere. Coastal sand dunes - Spring - Day. Neutral with distant surf, birds and crickets. Location: Nancite, Costa Rica 133 sec. / 02:13 min. 22 MB 4.99