Updated 11 minutes ago. Posted 4 hours ago
They fly…dark in the day, stealthy in flight.
Like the rest of the world, Australia welcomes spring with open arms. However, September 1 is also shrouded in fear — because it’s the day that “Swooping Season” begins.
“Swooping Season”, in case you don’t know what it is, refers to when magpies in your local area start swooping pedestrians, to protect their nests and babies.
And, it can get bloody vicious! Don’t believe me? Check out these tweets about the dreaded “swooping season”.
This one, that’s driving home the shitshow that is 2020.
This one, that teaches our overseas friends about the true dangers of Oz.
And this one, that’s taken the piss…but it’s also kind of true?
This one, that talks about the rite of passage that is a magpie-swoop.
This one, that’s turning the season into an Edgar Allen Poe poetry fest.
And this one, that pokes fun at our protection measures.
Plus, this one, that’s a visual representation in case you need it.
This one, about the all important battle preparations.
This one, that’s posing a serious question.
This one, that’s honestly right on the money.
This one, that clearly outlines Australia’s priorities.
This one, from a poor tourist who just wants to know what’s going on.
This one, that’s about the 2020 evolvement of the magpie.
This one, that poses an accurate comparison.
This one, about how we raise our children in Oz.
And this one, that shows how important our childhood education is.
This one, that’s a horror movie coming to a cinema near you.
This one, that is just a lovely warm welcome.
This one, from an upcoming guest who, honestly, has all the right information.
This one, that explains why we enviously look at other country’s springtimes.
And this one, which is just what we’re all feeling.