Nature Detective Week

Bird Poo

Part of Nature Detective Week

Did You Know? - Did you know that bird poo isn’t actually white? The darker stuff inside is actually the bird poo, but the white stuff is uric acid because birds don’t make urine and only have one exit point! That means, they basically pee and poo at the same time!

Watch this video to learn more.

Why Is Bird Poop White?

Don't forget to tell your friends and family this interesting fact next time a bird poops on the car!

Did you know that owl pellets are not poo - the owls actually regurgitate the bones and fur from their supper the night before. They are easy to spot because of the bones that might be visible but remember these are not poo.

You can actually buy owl pellets to dissect at home - how much fun would that be!

How to Dissect An Owl Pellet

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