How To Survive A Magpie Attack In Townsville

Tis the season!

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Spring is here so that means we are only a few short weeks away from Magpie Attack Season. 

Brace yourselves Townsville, this stuff can get out of hand. 

We should actually rename it Magpie/Plover Attack Season because in the North we seem to cop an influx of both breeds feeling the need to swoop at our good looking heads. 

So whether it's a Magpie or Plover, there's a few rules to follow to make sure you don't become humiliated by these birds of prey. 

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Townsville City Council will be on the look out for the peckers, and if you see them around town, it's best to tell Council so that they can plant a warning sign for others. 

They've given us some guidelines to survive Mapgie/Plover Attack Season:

* Walk quickly through the area, don’t run

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* Wear a hat or carry an umbrella

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* Bike riders – dismount and walk

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* Never deliberately provoke or harass a Magpie

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It's probably worth nothing too, that the Magpie is a protected species under the Nature Conservation Act 1992.

Stay safe! 

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