Myna Bird Fight! (Island Naturals Market, Pahoa, Big Island Hawaii video)

Today’s video is probably the most violent thing I’ve ever posted.

Thankfully, it’s just bird-on-bird violence, and for all I know, it might even be a mating ritual. I’m posting it today because there’s just something about this video that I find hypnotizing. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but I feel compelled to share it with you.

I mean, how often do you walk to the store, only to find at least a half-dozen birds fighting to their possible death? Plus, Myna birds are invasive to Hawaiʻi.

Anyway, enjoy this 58-second clip of the bird fight!


Woman: Don’t let them fight.
Me: They’ve been doing it forever.
Woman: Don’t let them fight, and kill the other one.
Me: It is their nature.
Woman: Huh?
Me: It is their nature.
Woman: I know, but let them fly away.
Me: They’ll just do it somewhere else.
Woman: Really?
Me: I think so.
Woman: I’ve never seen such fight. It’s terrible.
Me: I haven’t either, but I don’t know too much about this species… CRAZY!

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