3 swoops on the way out of Lockheed Circuit and one on Bennett Rd. No contact, just a lot of beak snapping. On the way back at about 11.15 am 3 swoops while I was on Bennett Rd. I got off the bike and then he sat on the road sign at Lockheed until I started waking across the road and he swooped me again, then flew into his tree.
Magpie stalked my wife and 3-month old son as they were out for a walk, flying across the road to get a good look at them before swooping from behind. Fortunately no contact was made.
Angry bird. Won't make friends even when fed. Hits the helmet and does not like walkers or joggers. Has a large range and even tried an attack when I was entering the front door of my flat. He likes ham and cold chicken. Makes the first 100m starting off on the bike interesting. He started late so will be going for a while yet.
Avoid if you can.
the "Paris Punisher". Attacks using magpie ninja stealth skills when we were all busy looking after the kids - then twice attacks my daughter paris of 3 years by pecking her ear at the playground in the park. The Paris punisher may have been responsible for this attack on my 2 year old daughter last year. The paris punisher is not afraid of sticks or even a traffic cone that my wife threw at it while up in the tree.