Poop From The Front End Of The Bird
JUNE 22, 2011
It’s not fecal material, but parts that are not digestible like fur, bones and the exoskeletons of insects. Many are familiar with dissecting owl pellets, but several birds will caste a pellet including hawks, eagles, gulls, herons and heck, I once witnessed a Scissor-tailed Flycatcher hack up a small one. For example, since eagles and hawks tend to rip their prey apart and have stronger digestive acids, their pellets look like wads of fur.