If you feed your chicks, then you will have to deal with chick sh*t, there’s no two ways about it, unless you want guano to accumulate in your Nest. Here’s an adult emerging from its nest with a mouthful of Faecal Sac.
A Faecal sac is a mucous membrane that surrounds the faeces of the chicks of some nesting birds. It allows the parents to more easily remove waste from the nest. A faecal sac is usually dispensed within seconds of feeding, presumably full of waste from the previous meal. Adults will wait in the nest after feeding their brood until a faecal sac is produced but they may have to prod the youngster’s cloaca with their beak to stimulate excretion.
Here’s the same parent a second or two later taking flight with a mouthful to discard the toxic waste away from the nest
Less toilet based photos of great spotted woodpeckers in an earlier post.