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Old 02-18-2015, 12:03 AM
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What animal poop sounds like sand hitting a metal roof?

This one has been driving me nuts for years, the sound produced is exactly as if a handful of sand was dropped onto the roof.

I'm assuming a bird or bat(only happens at night), but it could be an arboreal animal in a tree too.

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Old 02-18-2015, 01:26 AM
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What...poop? I'm confused, is this actually some sort of shit hitting your metal roof?

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Old 02-18-2015, 01:28 AM
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What...poop?
I think an animal pooping on the roof as it flies overhead, or is is over it in a tree is the most logical explanation.

Or am I being too casual, droppings or scat then if you like
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:48 AM
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Answering my own OP, I bet it could be bats.

http://batsintheattic.org/poop.html

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What Does Bat Poop Look Like?

It looks like dark brown grains of rice. Fairly uniform in size.
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:52 AM
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What...poop? I'm confused, is this actually some sort of shit hitting your metal roof?
I was assuming it was animal droppings yep, sounds like someone throws a handful of sand on the roof.

Doing an image search for guano convinces me this is true, warning you may not want hot chocolate mix or instant coffee again.

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...uano&FORM=IGRE
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