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