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Who/what does a poo like this?

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kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 14:18:57

Just found this on our patio it's about 8 cms x 5 cms and green and white.

Granddaughters think it's a golden eagle. grin

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 14:20:19

I maybe should say that it doesn't appear to have bones etc in it.

Germanshepherdsmum Tue 16-Aug-22 14:21:40

Pigeon or seagull? We get both here and what you’ve shown is very familiar!

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 14:23:00

Think it's bigger than we usual get from either. And it is green and white.

Georgesgran Tue 16-Aug-22 14:24:57

Jackdaw or crow? I found some ‘unusual’ poo last week and am now feeding a pair of hedgehogs on my patio - they’re lovely and I’ve called both of them Spike!

Germanshepherdsmum Tue 16-Aug-22 14:27:16

Some left behind here are pretty big and green or black and white, which I attribute to the wood pigeons. The seagulls usually tend to do it from a height and leave big white splats.

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 14:27:59

We have hedgehogs too, their poo is tiny.

This is the size and 'shape' of a small dog poo. More formed than bird poo.

Blossoming Tue 16-Aug-22 14:35:43

Not sure whereabouts you are KittyLester. It looks like Canada Goose poo. Right size, usually white on the outside and contains lots of undigested grass. There are 3 resident populations near here and we see them quite a lot.

Georgesgran Tue 16-Aug-22 14:36:10

It is *kitty^ and almost black. I was over the moon having one hedgehog, but stupidly pleased having two. Now I’m buying proper hedgehog food and hope they’ll hibernate in a box I’ve had in the garden for 10 years. It’s had residents before, but nowhere near as bold as these two.

Blossoming Tue 16-Aug-22 14:37:05

Digested, not undigested.

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 14:50:21

Blossoming, DH thinks it's goose poo. We are about 500yds from the river as the crow (or goose) flies but our garden is minute and not, I think, appealing for a goose to take a chance on.

vissos Tue 16-Aug-22 15:03:45

I was going to say goose, but I see it's already been said.

BlueBelle Tue 16-Aug-22 15:06:20

Certainly not a gull if any kind they are big white splatters

Gongoozler Tue 16-Aug-22 15:10:57

Looks similar to the ones we find from the local Wood Pigeons. Some of them are very big. The Pigeons, I mean!

Redhead56 Tue 16-Aug-22 16:31:09

Wood pigeon make a mess like that in our garden.

Smileless2012 Tue 16-Aug-22 16:36:32

Looks like pigeon poo to me and I have a fair bit of experience because our little white poodle rolls in it whenever he gets the chanceangry.

downtoearth Tue 16-Aug-22 16:52:35

We have wild ducks in our communal garden,they like to poo everywhere,looks just like this.
Its slippery,smells and as my mum would say " sticks like shit to a blanket"

Smileless2012 Tue 16-Aug-22 16:56:18

Well I don't know how it sticks to a blanket downtoearth but it certainly sticks to our poodlehmm.

Baggytrazzas Tue 16-Aug-22 17:16:04


Just found this on our patio it's about 8 cms x 5 cms and green and white.

Granddaughters think it's a golden eagle. grin

kittlester , did you think this might have been produced by a person?

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 17:29:45

Not really, Baggytrazzas.

MissAdventure Tue 16-Aug-22 17:44:11

A new tv programme in the making.

'Poo the keyhole'

Whitewavemark2 Tue 16-Aug-22 17:54:11

I reckon it’s a goose poo. We get a lot of winter migrant Canadian and barnacle geese on the south coast and I reckon their poo is the same-ish

J52 Tue 16-Aug-22 18:23:16

Goose poo, probably from the water park near you.

kittylester Tue 16-Aug-22 20:08:52

We have geese near the river/canal not far from us but I am baffled by one would land on our miniscule patio.

Blossoming Tue 16-Aug-22 20:35:32

It wouldn’t have to land on your patio to drop poop on it.