For most of the year magpies are not aggressive, but for four to six weeks during nesting they will often defend their territory vigorously. While this can occur anywhere on campus, known hot spots include around Kids Uni, P8 carpark and building 39 (at the crossing), between buildings 67 and 30, and near UniActive.
Pedestrians and cyclists are advised to avoid these areas and take an alternative route if possible. Motorists should also take extra care when driving in the area as cyclists and pedestrians may react erratically if they are being swooped.
If you are swooped please report it to UOW Security via the SafeZone app or 4221 4555. First aid is available from UOW Security if required.
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