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Bird excrement is once again prized as gold in Peru as a handful of islands off the nation's Pacific coast are literally covered in tons and tons of guano.
The Guanay Cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii ), also known as the Guanay Shag, is part of the cormorant family, and it usually resides on the Pacific coast of Peru and northern Chile, however, the Argentinean population on the Patagonian Atlantic coast seems to be extinct. The major habitats of this bird appear to be shallow seawater and rocky shores. This bird’s color is similar to the Rock Cormorant. It has a grayish bill with some red around the base and the face is red with a...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.