Vox: Why bird nests aren't covered in poop.

"An ornithologist explains how robin hatchlings and their parents keep their nest clean.

Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids!

Earlier this year I noticed a bird nest with a single bright blue egg sitting on my front porch. Over the course of a few days, the single egg turned into four, and in a few more days, they hatched. What I witnessed over the course of watching these birds grow was magical, but it also left me with a lot of questions about what goes on in the beginning of a bird's life.

My biggest question: Where does all the bird poop go?

To answer all of my question about these baby birds, I spoke with professor of biology and lifelong bird lover Michael Murphy about the weird and often gross things birds do to survive..."

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