Butcher bird gets my mate Vince !

101 views | September 30, 2021

Incident type: Animal encounter
Location of incident: Royal Esplanade, Manly Queensland 4179, Australia


In Australia, not only do our Magpies swoop cyclists, but also a smaller, more aggressive bird, the Butcher Bird, will occassionally swoop as well. My mate Vince was struck twice by a local butcher bird on our ride. On the way out and the way back. It ignored me completely.