Spring is nesting season and Magpies are on the lookout.  Anything they see as a threat to their nestlings can get targetted.

And of course Magpies are one of the most intelligent birds, and studies show they can remember types of people for up to 20 years.  You may feel they are just waiting for you, but it could be anyone who is also walking there dog for example.

We take a look at ways you can protect yourself and de-stress the birds at the same time.

Image: Image : Shuttersotck – GP Lama

Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Dr Simon Griffith – Professor of Evolutionary Ecology Macquarie University

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 13 September 2023