A Flat-tailed Needlefish (Platybelone argalus aka Flying fish) has just stabbed (see blood on needle a Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticoras)trying to swallow it. Needlefish catch and swallow their prey in the same manner as herons. The Hawaiian Black-crowned Night Heron is listed as Threatened. Text space above.
Photo Taken On: September 25th, 2011