Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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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 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. Spring: Early Morning Atmos at Desert Museum Aviary, very busy, unnatural except along water- course or vegetated pool. Prominent Cardinal at start, many species calling and singing. Tucson, Arizona, USA 302 sec. / 05:02 min. 51 MB 5.99
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
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
Canyon. Canyon: Spring; Early Morning Pre-dawn in entrance to canyon, with House Sparrows, Blackstarts, Sand Partridge, Palm Doves, Yellow-vented Bulbuls, Lesser Whitethroats and occasional insects. Arugot Canyon, Israel 306 sec. / 05:06 min. 51 MB 5.99
Desert Grass Savanna. SPRING: DAY Breeze blowing over the pampas grass Nr Carmen de Patagones, Argentina 326 sec. / 05:26 min. 55 MB 5.99
Tropical Desert Shrub - Summer: Early Morning. Very neutral with very light insect chorus and distant calls of waterfowl Nr Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 414 sec. / 06:54 min. 70 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
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
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
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
Sand Dunes. Wind. Strong, whistling wind. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 47 sec. / 00:47 min. 8 MB 3.99
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
Sand. Sand being blown over dune. Buzzing from dune bees. Buzz from beetles. Short-toed (red-capped) larks in background. Larks doing some mimicry in their song. Wind increases. Sounds of sand on sand dune could relate to deserts, coasts and isolated dune 343 sec. / 05:43 min. 58 MB 5.99
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
Canyon Atmosphere. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere, close stream with frogs prominent at start, later water and a few birds calling. Arugot Canyon, Israel 166 sec. / 02:46 min. 28 MB 4.99
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With field cricket chorus BBC compilation Unknown 386 sec. / 06:26 min. 65 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
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. 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
Tropical Desert Shrub. AUTUMN: DAY With Darwins finches, etc Plaza Island, Galapagos Islands 58 sec. / 00:58 min. 9 MB 3.99
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
Tropical Desert Shrub. AUTUMN: DAY Rather neutral with Darwins finches, etc Plaza Island, Galapagos Islands 98 sec. / 01:38 min. 16 MB 4.49