Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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Canyon. Spring; Early morning Palm Doves, Blackstarts, Yellow-vented Bulbuls, Tristrams Grackles, Rock Doves, Fan-tailed Ravens and wingbeats. Beware of escaped Parrot calls quite often! Arugot Canyon, Israel 243 sec. / 04:03 min. 41 MB 5.99
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. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 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
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Wind through grasses and bushes Crickets singing, wind gusting. Southern Tunisia 147 sec. / 02:27 min. 25 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 Streamside atmosphere in canyon, frogs and distant birds, Palestine Sunbird near end. Arugot Canyon, Israel 113 sec. / 01:53 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. 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
Desert Shrub Atmosphere. Tropical desert shrub - Summer - Midday. Rather neutral, with birds and insects. Location: Hood Island, Galapagos Islands 324 sec. / 05:24 min. 27 MB 5.99
Desert Atmosphere. Md piping calls from unidentified bird species. background sounds of insects and calls from yellow throated sparrows. Some slight sounds of wind. Khuzestan Province, Iran 82 sec. / 01:22 min. 14 MB 4.49
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With field cricket chorus BBC compilation Unknown 386 sec. / 06:26 min. 65 MB 5.99
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With black redstart, white-crowned black wheatear, fan-tailed raven, lanner falcon, pin-tailed sandgrouse, desert lark and field crickets BBC compilation Unknown 399 sec. / 06:39 min. 67 MB 5.99
Desert Atmosphere. Recorded in morning. Quiet, faint sounds of wind. Occasional cheeps from a bird. Fly buzz 2m30s. Jiddat Al Harasis, Dhofar Region, Oman 194 sec. / 03:14 min. 32 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
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
Sand dunes at Omamari nr Dargaville (NZ) 189 sec. / 03:09 min. 31 MB 4.99
Canyon. Spring: Afternoon Atmosphere on grassy hillside of canyon, insects, wind in grass, House Finches, hummingbird. Box Canyon, Arizona, USA 87 sec. / 01:27 min. 14 MB 4.49
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Mainly crested larks singing. El Hamma Track, Tunisia 251 sec. / 04:11 min. 42 MB 5.99
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. 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
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
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
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