Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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Sand. Sand being blown over dune by very strong wind. Bees buzzing and occasional beetle passing. Larks very distant. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dunes. Shifting Sands, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 126 sec. / 02:06 min. 21 MB 4.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
Desert. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 MB 4.49
Desert Shrub Atmoshere. Tropical desert shrub - Summer - Midday. With birds and insects, rather neutral. Location: Hood Islands, Galapagos Islands 360 sec. / 06:00 min. 30 MB 5.99
Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong, whistling wind. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 47 sec. / 00:47 min. 8 MB 3.99
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
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
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
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
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
Canyon Atmosphere. With House Bunting singing, Ravens and Fan-tailed Ravens calling, Blackstart singing, Tristrams Grackles and Trumpeter Finch calling. Insects in background. Israel 190 sec. / 03:10 min. 32 MB 4.99
Tropical Desert Shrub. AUTUMN: DAY With Darwins finches, etc Plaza Island, Galapagos Islands 58 sec. / 00:58 min. 9 MB 3.99
Canyon Atmospheres. Canyon: Spring; Day Fairly quiet, with Tristrams Grackle, Yellow-vented Bulbul, Palestine Sunbird and insects. Some distant traffic. Ein Bokek Canyon, Israel 212 sec. / 03:32 min. 35 MB 4.99
Desert. Initial calls from Black-headed Wagtail. Distant calls from Spotted Sandgrouse. Water dripping into pool. Few wing flaps, insects sound in foreground. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Nazana Pool, Israel 195 sec. / 03:15 min. 33 MB 4.99
Canyon. Spring: Mid-day Light wind in trees, insects, wind increasing and blowing leaves on ground, distant House Finches and call from Cassins Kingbird. Lower Gardner Canyon, Arizona, USA 190 sec. / 03:10 min. 32 MB 4.99
Wadi Atmosphere. Mcu soft stridulation. Some background calls from birds. Distant rumble of thunder at end of recording. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 30 sec. / 00:30 min. 5 MB 3.99
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