Tuesday, February 21, 2012

bird protection

Getting swooped by Magpies and Larks can be a real issue for some people, so much so that they are driven to create modifications to keep swoopers at bay. This mod is better than most:
With apologies for not taking my phone out of the waterproof pouch in my hurry to get a shot.

2 comments:

Lily on the Road said...

How innovative! I remember Groover writing about the swooping Magpies on her blog a couple of years ago! I suppose it is nesting season and they see the cyclists as threats!

Groover said...

I heard recently that lights work best. Mount a flashing light skywards on your helmet and you won't get swooped. Might just be another urban myth but worth trying...