Turned onto to King Street cycling at full speed toward the tunnel. Swooped from the right side and hit my helmet. Got off my bike and walked the rest. Kept my eye on the bird.
On the way back, got swooped again even though I was looking for the bird.
Got gashed the same bird 4 times on my neck, was pretty bad and had to go the the hospital for 56 stitches. My friends who cycle in the same area report this same thing happening to them.
Walking across foot bridge with dog on lead. Magpie swooped getting close. I have also seen school children walking across the bridge holding up branches so obviously this bird is very protective of her area.