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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.
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Crude oil is pumped from the nearby Punta Guanos oilfield to the east and Puerto Escondido field (off the map limits) to the west.
Dense shrubs and low xerophytic forests, with guano palms, cactus and hardwood trees cover the hills almost continuously.
The team now intend to use the Guanos game, which kicks off at 2pm, to prepare for their opening game in the inaugural Four Nations Championship against current World Champions Wales at Newbury in March.
Linnett will line up alongside former Rugby winger Eddie Saunders, ex-Coventry and Moseley winger Leroy McKenzie and former Moseley fly-half Simon Pennington in the Guanos team.
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.
The Guanos, the Midland 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, plus former Gloucester and Birmingham & Solihull prop Warwick Bullock.
The Guanos team, organised by Dudley Kingswinford player Neil Shillingford, is expected to include a number of prominent players from Midlands senior clubs.
Kings Norton Rugby Club play host to a select Midland representative XV, The Guanos, at Ash Lane on Sunday (2pm).