Desert ambiences

Includes desert sounds and canyon sounds.

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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
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. Night Cricket chorus. Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA 62 sec. / 01:02 min. 10 MB 4.49
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. 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
Africa: Botswana, semi-desert atmosphere in spring, light scrub. 396 sec. / 06:36 min. 66 MB 5.99
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. Spring; Early morning With Tristrams Grackles predominant, lots of very good wing-beats. Also House Sparrows, Sand Partridge, Palm and Rock Doves. Beware of escaped Parrot calls! Arugot Canyon, Israel 250 sec. / 04:10 min. 42 MB 5.99
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
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. 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 Dunes. Wind. Strong wind over sand dune, dead twigs blowing in wind and sand moving. Chincoteague, Virginia, USA 121 sec. / 02:01 min. 20 MB 4.99
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 Desert - Any Season: Day. With field crickets, white-crowned black wheatear, fan-tailed raven, lanner falcon, pin-tailed sandgrouse and desert lark. BBC Compilation Unknown 399 sec. / 06:39 min. 67 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
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
Rock Desert - Any Season: Day. With field cricket chorus BBC compilation Unknown 386 sec. / 06:26 min. 65 MB 5.99
Desert Atmosphere. Spring Mainly crested larks singing. El Hamma Track, Tunisia 251 sec. / 04:11 min. 42 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
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
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
Canyon. Spring; Day Streamside atmosphere in canyon, Blackstart, House Sparrows, Sand Partridge frogs and graceful Warbler in background. Arugot Canyon, Israel 104 sec. / 01:44 min. 17 MB 4.49
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
Africa: Botswana, light semi-desert atmosphere in spring. 392 sec. / 06:32 min. 66 MB 5.99
Outback. Dawn, dry river bed. Several birds calling. Close up alarm from one. Bees and crickets in background. Nr Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 213 sec. / 03:33 min. 36 MB 4.99