Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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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
Africa: Botswana, light semi-desert atmosphere in spring. 392 sec. / 06:32 min. 66 MB 5.99
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
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
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
Wadi Atmosphere. Md to background calls from many birds. Stridulating insects. background sounds of stream. N.B. Exact date and location of this recording is unknown. Described as lush valley bottom. Dhofar Region, Oman 204 sec. / 03:24 min. 34 MB 4.99
Desert Atmosphere. Md birdsong, possibly from red whiskered bulbul. Also sounds from other birds. Occasional insect buzz. N.B. Exact location of this recording is unknown. Also some scrub/bushland at this location. Rajasthan State, India 162 sec. / 02:42 min. 27 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. 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
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
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
Africa: Botswana, semi-desert atmosphere in spring, light scrub. 396 sec. / 06:36 min. 66 MB 5.99
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
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
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. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 MB 4.49
Sand Dunes Atmosphere. Coastal - Winter - Late Afternoon. Sand dunes by creek near Kerachi. Wind over dune and through acacia scrub, Indian grey partridge most prominent, little green bee-eater and doves distant, very windy. Koninga Creek, Pakistan 163 sec. / 02:43 min. 27 MB 4.99
Desert. Dawn Many birds singing and calling, frog croaking in background. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 91 sec. / 01:31 min. 15 MB 4.49
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
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
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
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
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
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. Recorded in early morning. Calls and song from birds. Occasional buzz from insects. Quite hissy with background sounds of wind. Wadi Sarin, Dhofar Region 263 sec. / 04:23 min. 44 MB 5.99