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What’s the Scoop on Bird Poop?

By July 27, 2022July 29th, 2022National Audubon News2 min read

Bird Poop: The Next Frontier of Avian Conservation

Biologists are digging deep into what food makes birds doo the doo. Knowing exactly what birds eat can help conservationists protect critical food sources, track environmental changes, and provide a clearer picture of the health needs of species from the tropics to the poles. Read on to learn more about the valuable conservation findings revealed by bird poop. Have fun exploring this interactive page, launching little poo splats with every click. Splat!

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Far from waste, a splotch of feces contains valuable information about a bird’s diet.

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