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Magpies

Post by agap2 » 27 August 09 5:21 pm

Heard my first story of a magpie attack today (for this year), so I thought I would post a note for everyone to remember to be careful.

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Re: Magpies

Post by caughtatwork » 27 August 09 6:15 pm

Bloody Collingwood supporters. A couple of weeks from the finals and they go star raving mad 8-[

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Post by Camstal » 27 August 09 7:17 pm

caughtatwork wrote:Bloody Collingwood supporters. A couple of weeks from the finals and they go star raving mad 8-[
What's wrong with us?...we are only attacking the opposition

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Re: Magpies

Post by penguin » 27 August 09 8:29 pm

Camstal wrote: What's wrong with us?...
Where do we start...? :P

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Re: Magpies

Post by Captain Terror » 28 August 09 1:38 am

Back to the feathered variety, and yes, coming into spring, geocaching on pushbike can end with beaks and feathers to the head. not fun.

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Re: Magpies

Post by steeba » 28 August 09 10:40 am

Oh No!

Going to Canberra tomorrow and making sure I wear a big hat and maybe even take an umbrella. There are plenty of maggies down there so here's hoping there's no swooping.

Over the years I've been subject to many bike riding swoops :(

I might report back next week.

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Re: Magpies

Post by ruzzelz » 28 August 09 7:41 pm

No encounter on the geocycle to date but I have observed a few others being attacked this week :evil:

One thing I dislike about this time of year is the black and white colours. :roll:

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Re: Magpies

Post by Richary » 28 August 09 8:15 pm

Might have to add that into the calculations of where I go caching for the next couple of months!

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Post by allrounder » 28 August 09 10:33 pm

got swooped while out running with Shadow! last weekend..so watch out Steeba! :P

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Re: Magpies

Post by ruzzelz » 30 August 09 7:53 pm

Out geocyclying this morning.


Magpies -2
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Re: Magpies

Post by Sky Dog » 31 August 09 1:39 pm

I take my decoy dog with me.
They seem to go for her before me. Then again, she is usually making a lot more noise than me and will try to chase them. Thinks it's great fun.

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Re: Magpies

Post by agap2 » 31 August 09 2:52 pm

I got swooped by minor birds this weekend.... go figure!!

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Post by Wingaap » 31 August 09 3:05 pm

agap2 wrote:I got swooped by minor birds this weekend.... go figure!!
perhaps they were magpies in disguise :lol:

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Post by caughtatwork » 31 August 09 3:34 pm

agap2 wrote:I got swooped by minor birds this weekend.... go figure!!
Lucky they weren't adults :-)

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Re: Magpies

Post by steeba » 01 September 09 11:25 am

I ended up doing 50 Canberra caches on Saturday and pleased to say no swoops. Perhaps it was the umbrella I took along for some protection :lol:

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