cinder block huts in the middle of a bird colony by Ben Ryan for Stocksy United

cinder block huts in the middle of a bird colony

The Islas Ballestas were once exploited for guano, a base ingredient for fertiliser. Various infrastructure was built including accomodation for the workers who collected the guano. SInce the mine closed, the wildlife has reclaimed the manmade structures as nesting sites.

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Uploaded 16 September, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 5D

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