Moors and Heaths

Includes moors, heaths, bush, scrubland, tundra and other uncultivated plains

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Tundra Atmosphere. Sounds of many insects flying around microphone. Birdsong of various types. Close bird wingbeats 0m46s and 0m56s from a medium sized bird. N.B. Exact date of this recording is unknown. Northern Quebec 103 sec. / 01:43 min. 17 MB 4.49
Moorland. LATE SPRING WIth raven, skylark, ring ouzel, whinchat and occasional sheep also stream and small waterfall in background Exmoor, Somerset, UK 260 sec. / 04:20 min. 44 MB 5.99
Scrub Atmosphere. NB: Recorded some time in 1956 Arnham Land, Northern Territory, Australia 69 sec. / 01:09 min. 11 MB 4.49
Scrubland. Arid area of dry thorn-bush, isolated acacia and mixed grass-bush. Early morning. Hoopoe, red-billed hornbill, Donaldson-Smiths sparrow weavers, dusky turtle dove, white-throated bee-eaters. Insects and slight wind in acacias. Buffalo Springs, 361 sec. / 06:01 min. 61 MB 5.99
Moorland. EARLY-LATE SPRING With blackcocks at the lek, skylark and distant sheep Exmoor, Somerset, UK 279 sec. / 04:39 min. 47 MB 5.99
Moorland Atmosphere. Late afternoon. Many birds singing and calling, insects buzzing, hissy. Usable but not good. Salient, Aberdare Mts., Kenya 170 sec. / 02:50 min. 28 MB 4.99
Moorland - Autumn: Midday. With stream, distant willow warbler and passing flies rather neutral Isle of Rhum, Inner Hebrides 234 sec. / 03:54 min. 39 MB 4.99
Scrubland. Midday in an area of mixed grass-bush. Crickets, doves and other birds. Also suitable for open acacia woodland. Samburu, Kenya, E Africa 324 sec. / 05:24 min. 54 MB 5.99
Moorland: Exmoor, June, chaffinch, redpolls, distant cuckoo, cattle, sheep. 390 sec. / 06:30 min. 65 MB 5.99
Scrubland. Mid morning in scrubland near woodland. Crickets and birds. Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia 190 sec. / 03:10 min. 32 MB 4.99
Heather Moor. LATE SPRING: EVENING With strong wind flowing through hawthorn Exmoor, Somerset, UK 196 sec. / 03:16 min. 33 MB 4.99
Scrubland. Dusk, just after sunset. Cricket chorus. Distant owl. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia 464 sec. / 07:44 min. 78 MB 5.99
Brush And Scrubland - Spring: Early Morning. With shrike thrush, galah, wedgebill and honeyeater Carnarvon, Western Australia 188 sec. / 03:08 min. 31 MB 4.99
Moorland Pasture. Early spring Early morning (dawn) With wood sandpiper, lapwing, teal, greenshank, distant chorus of field frogs and Lymnocryptes minimus. Eastern Estonia 253 sec. / 04:13 min. 42 MB 5.99
Scrubland. Early morning in area of open mixed grass-bush, with river in distance. White-browed sparrow weavers, doves, yellow-necked spurfowl and other birds. Swallows flying and calling. Cicadas and distant frogs. May also be used for lakeside atmospher 309 sec. / 05:09 min. 52 MB 5.99
Bushland Atmosphere. Recorded in early afternoon. Distant calls from birds. Occasional buzz from insects. Quite hissy with background sounds of wind. Recorded in small valley. Jabal Samhan Mountains, Dhofar Region, Oman 320 sec. / 05:20 min. 54 MB 5.99
Tundra Atmosphere. Close insects flying around microphone. background birdsong. background dog barks near start. N.B. Exact date of this recording is unknown. Northern Quebec 116 sec. / 01:56 min. 19 MB 4.49
Scrubland. Morning in open area of grass-bush. Swallows calling while perched and in flight. Rosy-patched shrike, doves and other birds. Cicadas and frogs in distance. May also be used for lakeside and marshland atmospheres, but avoid piece at start with 315 sec. / 05:15 min. 53 MB 5.99
Heather Moorland. LATE SPRING: Early Morning Gusty wind, with Skylark and Snipe. West Sandwick, Yell, Shetland, UK 297 sec. / 04:57 min. 50 MB 5.99
Scrubland. Sandgrouse and other birds Nairobi-Mombasa Road, Kenya 102 sec. / 01:42 min. 17 MB 4.49
Tundra Atmosphere. Close many insects flying around microphone. background birdsong. N.B. Exact date of this recording is unknown. Northern Quebec 37 sec. / 00:37 min. 6 MB 3.99
Moorland. LATE SPRING/SUMMER Very neutral atmosphere with distant meadow pipit, raven, whinchat, merlin also stream and small waterfall in background Exmoor, Somerset, UK 335 sec. / 05:35 min. 56 MB 5.99
Scrub Stone And Sand Desert Atmosphere. Scrub stone and sand desert - Winter - Mid Morning. Many birds calling and singing, insects buzzing - some close. Wind in trees and gusting. Kirthar National Park, Pakistan 245 sec. / 04:05 min. 41 MB 5.99
Salicornia Scrub. LATE SPRING: MIDDAY With spectacled warbler, black-headed gull and wind over Salicornia Salin de Giraud, Camargue, France 179 sec. / 02:59 min. 30 MB 4.99
Moorland - Autumn: Day. With strong wind whistling Isle of Rhum, Inner Hebrides 41 sec. / 00:41 min. 7 MB 3.99