Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

Sound title Length Size Price Wish Buy
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. 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
Africa: Botswana, semi-desert atmosphere in spring, light scrub. 396 sec. / 06:36 min. 66 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
Desert. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 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
Sand Desert - Any Season: Day. With white-crowned black wheatear, fan-tailed raven, lanner falcon, pin-tailed sandgrouse and desert lark BBC compilation Unknown 403 sec. / 06:43 min. 68 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
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
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
Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong, whistling wind. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 47 sec. / 00:47 min. 8 MB 3.99
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 Sheep farm with Australian crows, fantails, etc plus breeze Shark Bay, Nr Carnarvon, Western Australia 362 sec. / 06:02 min. 61 MB 5.99
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
Outback. Late afternoon. Crickets, flies and birds in dried up river bed. Slight wind. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 225 sec. / 03:45 min. 38 MB 4.99
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. Desert Pool: Spring. Crested Lark calling. Black-headed Wagtail calls, first contact then alarm. Then alarm calls from Green Sandpiper. Water dripping, insects and distant Spotted Grouse in background. NB: Exact date of recording not known. Nazana 120 sec. / 02:00 min. 20 MB 4.99
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
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With black redstart and common bulbul BBC compilation Unknown 456 sec. / 07:36 min. 77 MB 5.99
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 52 sec. / 00:52 min. 8 MB 3.99
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
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background calls from birds. background sounds of wind. Occasional buzz from flies. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 70 sec. / 01:10 min. 11 MB 4.49
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
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