Pier framed by rocky arch crowded with sea birds by Ben Ryan for Stocksy United

Pier framed by rocky arch crowded with sea birds

The Islas Ballestas were once exploited for guano, a base ingredient for fertiliser. Various infrastructure was built including a large pier and crane for collecting supplies. SInce the mine closed, the wildlife has reclaimed the structure as a nesting platform.

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Image #91289
Uploaded 17 September, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 5D

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