Magpie Swooping Season 2016!

Australia's social website to track aggressive magpies in your area. If you are a cyclist, walker, runner or maybe a concerned member of the public then help protect others and share swooping magpie attacks on-line here!

Record Your Attack Here!

Swooping Magpie Attack Map across Australia for 2016

Beware resulted in injury!

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What's On MagpieAlert in 2016?

This year MagpieAlert is getting up close and personal! You can now choose to login using your Facebook, Google or Twitter accounts and see this home page personalised just for you. By signing up you get:

If you don't have a social media account not to worry, you can still register magpie attacks anonymously like you've been doing for the past 2 seasons.

Magpies are protected throughout Australia, and it is against the law to kill the birds, collect their eggs, or harm their young. If you feel a magpie is a serious menace, it should be reported to your local council.

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If you have used the Magpie Alert service and found it useful keeping you and your families safe and want to see the service running next year then please donate a small amount to help me keep this service running.
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2016 Attack Counts


MagpieAlert in the News

We've been so busy this season, here's a collection of news articles and interviews with

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Latest Magpie Attacks Across Australia

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Tutorial: How to cable-tie your cycling helmet

How to cable tie your cycling helmet (my Specialized cycling helmet now with cable ties)

Take one cycling helmet and lots of electrical cable ties...

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Register Swoopings!

"Whether you are cycling, walking, running, skateboarding or just in your back yard we want to hear from you! So please take some time and record your attack here. Editor, MagpieAlert

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Your Stories

Jonny safe from cycling

I faced off against the M7 magpie and won!

I was on my usual 60km Sunday cycle route, cycling minding my own business when suddenly there was a snapping at my ear. I put my foot to the pedals and sped up, he came back for more and eventually gave up after about 150m.

Read what happens of my return journey...

Did my cable tied cycling helmet work?

Well did my cable tied helmet work? Having been attacked the previous week I'm not afraid to admit that I was a wee bit hesitant!

Read the full story here...

Add your own stories and reviews

We would very much like to hear from you if you have swooping magpie attack stories to share with Australia. Feel free to submit a review and pictures of your attempts to outwit and beat the magpies!

If you have any good tips then we will add them to our helpful safety tips sections.

Your submission will appear here and in our stories section.

Stories and Reviews

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