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guano

the white nitrogenous dried excrement, high in uric acid content, that is produced by birds and reptiles. Guano is a valuable fertilizer and has been extensively harvested from guano bird (cormorant) colonies in South America.

guano

compacted droppings of birds or bats used as fertilizer; a known carrier of disease, e.g. histoplasmosis.
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Dense shrubs and low xerophytic forests, with guano palms, cactus and hardwood trees cover the hills almost continuously.
The Guanos, the Midlands invitation club, have included former England, Moseley, Worcester and Birmingham & Solihull prop Mark Linnett in their squad along with former Moseley players Adrian Parsons and Simon Pennington and former Gloucester and Birmingham & Solihull prop Warwick Bullock.
They were narrowly beaten by France in their opening game last October and will use the Guanos game as preparation for the Four Nations Championship.
Pertemps Bees try--machine Nick Baxter will be back on familiar territory when he turns out for Kings Norton, his first club, in their 80th anniversary match against the Guanos at Ash Lane in Hopwood on Sunday (1pm).