Along pathway. Territorial. Goes for full attack on head. Eye contact keeps at bay but still has close encounter attacks. Territory covers a fair distance along path.
THIRD PARTY REPORT: Observed young woman running towards Hamlet Street, whilst being swooped twice by two magpies - she was running away but they both chased her and both swooped a second time, in turn. As far as I am aware the birds made no contact.
THIRD PARTY REPORT: Young man (between age 18-23) swooped by magpie as he attempted to walk down Sophia Street towards Hamlet Street. Nil contact made (it appeared).