A young boy has gone viral after his father uploaded a video of him being viciously swooped by a territorial magpie.

Max Sherwood was scootering with his dad in Wollongong when the bird attacked him, causing the young boy to scream and speed up as he attempted to dodge the bird flying behind him.

Jonesy & Amanda has been in contact with Max’s father Wayne Sherwood who we decided to contact to get firsthand account of the attack, as well as how it feels to go viral.

LISTEN: We gave Wayne a call, and it did NOT go as expected…