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Roe deer droppings.

Observed: 28th December 2010 By: vs4369
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Observed while doing S159 field study.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

vs4369's picture

Sheep droppings?

There are no sheep on this farmland so I think that id is unlikely. My daughters Usborne Spotters Guide to Animal Tracks and Signs says roe deer droppings "may be found singly or in heaps, sometimes stuck together".

VS4369

anonymous spotter's picture

Roe deer droppings -

are usually found as separate pellets, but both roe and fallow dung can also be found in this more sheep-like aggregate form.
It depends on the diet, I suppose.

the naturalist man's picture

Poo

Normally I would go for sheep, but if there are none... Also they look very dark and shiny for sheep.

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