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Dawn at Mount Gibson

Dawn at Mount Gibson

Mount Gibson Sanctuary, WA

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mount Gibson, Western Australia
Habitat: Arid shrubland
Notes: Spiny-cheeked, White-fronted & Grey-fronted Honeyeaters call as they flutter about feeding in the flowering salmon gums. In the background, the fluty, bell-like rhythms of Crested Bellbird ring across the landscape. More info
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Mallee Soundscape

Mallee Soundscape

Round Hill Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Round Hill Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee
Notes: A rich spring dawn chorus in Round Hill Nature Reserve, south west New South Wales. This reserve protects a significant area of mallee habitat where a number of threatened species can be found. More info
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Desert Night

Desert Night

Tanami Desert, Northern Territory

Australia
Recordist: Stewart Carter
Location: Tanami Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
Habitat: Desert
Notes: The sounds of crickets chirping and wind 'singing' in the desert oaks, under a vast night sky in the Australian outback. More info
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Dry Creek Bed in the Outback

Dry Creek Bed in the Outback

near White Cliffs, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Jeremy Hegge
Location: near White Cliffs, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Semi-desert
Notes: Wind blows through a dry river bed lined with River Red Gums. The unique, melodious songs of Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater feature in this outback soundscape. More info
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Mojave, An American Soundscape

Mojave, An American Soundscape

Southern Mojave Desert, California

United States
Recordist: Listening Earth
Location: Southern Mojave Desert, California, United States
Habitat: Scrubland desert
Notes: It is the still moments before dawn in the Mojave desert. The first birds begin calling in the dark, their voices drifting over the open plains. From rocky slopes come the echoes of a Coyote pack in full cry, while a pair of Great Horned Owls call as they patrol their territory. As the dawn chorus grows, we hear a variety of western desert birdsong; Sparrows, Cactus Wrens, Flycatchers and Thrashers. A community of Gambel's Quail call prominently as they socialise, and a tiny Hummingbird buzzes our ear. More info
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Tawi Atayr

Tawi Atayr

Dhofar

Oman
Recordist: Timo Janhonen
Location: Dhofar, Oman
Habitat: Dry shrubland
Notes: The whistles of Tristram's Grackles and the short song strophes of African Rock Buntings can be heard in this soundscape from Oman. More info
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Kangaroo Jumping

Kangaroo Jumping

Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: A Western Grey Kangaroo jumps past the microphones in stereo - listen with headphones! More info
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Alligator Gorge

Alligator Gorge

Mount Remarkable NP, SA

Australia
Recordist: Eric Fassbender
Location: Flinders Ranges, SA, Australia
Habitat: Arid shrubland
Notes: A key conservation area in the Southern Flinders Ranges, Mount Remarkable National Park features a unique mix of flora and fauna of the dry north and the wetter south. The impressive sandstone rock formations of Alligator Gorge are home to goannas, emu's and many other animals that live in this ancient landscape. Listen to the sounds of the birds as the majestic river red gums sway in the wind. More info
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Birdsong in the Flinders Ranges

Birdsong in the Flinders Ranges

Flinders Ranges, SA

Australia
Recordist: Eric Fassbender
Location: Flinders Ranges, SA, Australia
Habitat: Arid shrubland
Notes: This natural amphitheatre of 540 million-year-old mountains creates a secluded shelter for an abundance of unique flora and fauna. Unwind as the birds welcome another glorious day in this ancient landscape. More info
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Windstorm in the Atacama Desert
Chile
Recordist: Felix Blume
Location: Atacama Desert, Chile
Habitat: Salt desert
Notes: Strong winds rumble in the Atacama Desert, Chile. More info
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Frogs on the Niger Delta

Frogs on the Niger Delta

Diafarabé, Niger Delta

Mali
Recordist: Felix Blume
Location: Diafarabé, Niger Delta, Mali
Habitat: Pond in arid semi-desert
Notes: Toads and frogs are singing at night in the pond, in the center of the small village of Diafarabe, on the Niger river. More info
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Desert Wind

Desert Wind

Inyo County, California

United States
Recordist: Dwight Porter
Location: Inyo County, California, United States
Habitat: Desert badlands
Notes: Strong winds blow across the barren landscape at Tom's Spring in Tecopa, California, while a Long-eared Owl calls softly in the background.More info
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Dawn in Mallee Country

Dawn in Mallee Country

Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: Spring is a great time to visit the mallee country, and if you can handle the frosty mornings, the intense dawn chorus at 6am is amazing. More info
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Kalahari Dawn

Kalahari Dawn

Kalahari Desert

Botswana
Recordist: Martyn Stewart
Location: Kalahari Desert, Botswana
Habitat: Arid shrubland
Notes: The insect chorus ends at the crack of dawn and the birds get into their positions to sing in the morning. As the cooler morning air is warmed by the rising sun, the birds begin the dawn chorus. Read more
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Jackals in the Kalahari

Jackals in the Kalahari

Kalahari Desert

Botswana
Recordist: Martyn Stewart
Location: Kalahari Desert, Botswana
Habitat: Arid shrubland
Notes: As the night turns to morning, Jackals prowl the prairies. Two Jackals are heard here scavenging around my microphone. Read more
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Song of the Meadow

Song of the Meadow

Benton Hot Springs, California

United States
Recordist: Jack Hines
Location: Benton Hot Springs, California, United States
Habitat: Meadow & grassland
Notes: This lovely recording features the sounds of open country birds including Meadowlark, Great-tailed Grackle and California Quail. More info
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Pied Butcherbird at Ormiston Gorge

Pied Butcherbird at Ormiston Gorge

Ormiston Gorge, Western Macdonnell Ranges

Australia
Recordist: Listening Earth
Location: Ormiston Gorge, Western Macdonnell Ranges, NT, Australia
Habitat: Desert riverine
Notes: At 3:00am in a remote Australian gorge, the sublime song of a Pied Butcherbird reverberates in the stillness of the night. From far away up the gorge, another bird was also singing, its voice floating distantly. More info
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The Great Rann

The Great Rann

The Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

India
Recordist: Listening Earth
Location: The Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Habitat: Seasonal wetland amidst desert thornscrub
Notes: In the dry season flamingos, pelicans, cranes and waterfowl gather on mirror lakes in huge numbers, and in the dry thornscrub, doves, prinias, bulbuls, coucals and silverbills contribute to a chorus of delicate birdsong that drifts over the arid plains. More info
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Early Spring in the Sonoran Desert

Early Spring in the Sonoran Desert

Sonoran Desert, Arizona

United States
Recordist: Christine Hass
Location: Sonoran Desert, Arizona, United States
Habitat: Desert
Notes: Morning bird song in the Sonoran Desert featuring Gambel's Quail, Eurasian Collared Dove, Mourning Dove, Cactus Wren & Great-tailed Grackle. More info
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Desert Cicadas

Desert Cicadas

east of Tucson, Arizona

United States
Recordist: Christine Hass
Location: east of Tucson, Arizona, United States
Habitat: Desert
Notes: Not the 17-year, or even the 13-year type, these cicadas are heard every year although they likely have a 2-3 year life cycle. Possibly Tibicen chiricahua. More info
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Quemado Dawn Chorus

Quemado Dawn Chorus

near Quemado, New Mexico

United States
Recordist: Christine Hass
Location: near Quemado, New Mexico, United States
Habitat: Open grassland
Notes: Dawn chorus on the open plains. Features Northern Mockingbird, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Western Kingbird and Eastern Meadowlark. More info
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Nombinnie Spring

Nombinnie Spring

Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: Rufous Songlarks sing their scratchy metallic song while Spiny-cheeked honeyeater, Crested Bellbird and Restless Flycatcher call in the background. More info
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Sunrise by a Billabong

Sunrise by a Billabong

near Longreach, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: near Longreach, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Billabong in semi-desert
Notes: Pied Butcherbirds, Galahs, Cockatiels and Budgerigars call from the trees surrounding a small billabong (water hole) in Queensland's arid outback. More info
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