First Magpie swoop of the season!

Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby twizzle » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:54 pm

mrgolf wrote:2 today out near Lake George. 4 swoops total. First for the year.


Near the cattle grid? I had one swoop me on Sunday then sit there watching me and ignoring everyone else.

And WT? were you doing out at Lake George on a Tuesday? Are you trying to catch me again? :wink:
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby mrgolf » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:58 pm

The two I got were about 15kms from LG and then 5kms from LG. I was out there during school holidays trying to get some kms in my legs before 5 peaks. I had just returned from 3 weeks off while in Germany.

As for catching you, I dont think so. You do a gazillion kms per week. I am aiming to average 250pw for the duration of the year.
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby wabat » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:43 am

Anyone know, when do they stop swooping ?
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby cog_nition » Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:37 pm

Definitely noticed a taper in the attacks, probably only the occasional late nester now.
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby Robdog » Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:54 pm

Haven't had any go at me for weeks, haven't been riding that much either, but I've gone through known aggressive territory 10+ times in that time
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby HAKS » Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:57 pm

Reposting as the last one got wiped in the database issue on the weekend.

Late bloomer on Namatjira Drive, Weston heading south near the primary school. Persistent bugger had about 10 attempts.
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Chapman late bloomers

Postby cog_nition » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:43 pm

What is it aboout Chapman haven't had an attack for weeks then one on Darwinia Tce and then half a k later on Streeton Dr past the school another!! I'm glad I turned off before StJV school or that would have made three!
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby HAKS » Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:33 pm

Got tag teamed on Namatjira Drive again yesterday. 2 angry birds!
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Re: First Magpie swoop of the season!

Postby mrgolf » Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:10 am

Really? Still? I only got 7 for the season (AT) 1000km per month, and the last was more than a month ago. I thought it was all over. Maybe the birds are angrier south of Woden. I know I would be... :P
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