Species that have swooped me

To: Ace Frawley <>, Cog line <>
Subject: Species that have swooped me
From: sandra henderson <>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:44:22 +1100
yes, I've also been attacked by many of those mentioned (brown goshawk and grey butcherbird stand out for me), and can add white-browed woodswallows - when there were numbers of them nesting at Namadgi VC a couple of years ago they were not happy when anyone approached their nests, and flew very low over my head. And swans - not  "swooped" but definitely aggressive when with young - "charged" is more accurate !
sandra h

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM, Ace Frawley <> wrote:
I was swooped by a Noisy Friarbird today as I paused to watch it feeding its young in the nest.  This is the first time I've been swooped by this species, which got me thinking of all those which have.  I'm sure others will have more, but for me, so far, this is the list of birds that I can remember swooping me:

Australian Magpie
Masked Lapwing
Brown  Goshawk
Pied Currawong
Dusky Woodswallow
Red Wattlebird
Noisy Friarbird
Noisy Miner

I would be interested in hearing what encounters others have had.

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