Don't ever underestimate bird poop!
Last December, bird droppings were the cause of a shutdown at a nuclear power plant outside New York.
Experts say the automatic reactor shutdown was apparently from bird feces that caused an electric arc between wires on a feeder line at a transmission tower.
Bird poop shows up everywhere in our society including baseball. Like this bird bomb on Mike Matheny:
Bird poop has become a concern for some lawmakers due to an influx of crows on the Iowa State Capitol grounds.
Veronica Padula, a researcher who studies seabirds off the Alaskan coast, told Smithsonian that she's found significant concentrationsof phthalates - chemicals used to make plastic flexible and harder to break - in kittwakes, Horned Puffins, and Red-Faced Cormorants.
According to Padula, those chemicals ultimately get into the birds' reproductive tissue and perhaps even into their eggs, which could affect egg-eaters like eagles and foxes.
Read more: How Plastic Pollution Makes Bird Poop Toxic
I could continue to provide more examples, but I think you have the idea - bird poop is NO JOKE!
Time for me to walk on down the road...