By Tom Place For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 10:49 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 10:49 BST, 1 September 2019
A homeowner has posted a hilarious compilation of an unfortunate postie battling a magpie on his daily deliveries.
The territorial battle in Cessnockin, two-hours north of Sydney, was filmed on a security camera by Mark Byrnes shows a postie struggling to deliver mail in late August.
The footage, posted to , was filmed across four separate days where the postie can be seen covering her head with her own hands and mail as she stops in front of a letterbox.
The letter box is unfortunately placed directly in front of a tree the bird has chosen to roost in - provoking the magpie.
Across the first two days the postie is forced to stop with the magpie following just metres behind while on the third she speeds past the tree trying to escape the bird.
On the final day filmed by Mr