Bird's paradise: Ballestas Islands, Peru

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by yair gazitt

The photograph depicts Bird's paradise, Ballestas Islands, Peru. This is part of the national reserve of Paracas and was designated a sanctuary for numerous sea lions and numerous year-around bird species including Humboldt Penguins; Peruvian Boobies; Brown Pelicans; Band-tail Gulls; Red-legged, Flightless and Guanay Cormorants. Photograph was taken on October, 2011 with a Nikon D5000 camera equipped with a 55-200 zoom lenses. Not edited.

Location: Ballestas Islands, Peru


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