I saw at least three individual pikas near the road; all were calling and collecting food.
four pikas one was harvesting.
couldn't catch the animal, but took a photo of the boulder field that it was in.
Boulder field below pass on south side of Slide Creek. No Photo of pika. Pika seen 100 meters lower and 1/4 mile north west of Lat Long location on a bearing of 300 degrees.
Small furry balls jumping on rocks carrying grasses
Heard long and short call
Vista ridge trailhead heard one
Three pika one visual
The pika (/ˈpaɪkə/ PY-kə; archaically spelled pica) is a small mammal, with short limbs, rounded ears, and no external tail. The name pika is used for any member of the Ochotonidae, a family within the order of lagomorphs, which also includes the Leporidae (rabbits and hares). One genus, Ochotona, is recognised within the family, and it includes 30 species. It is also known as the "whistling hare" due to its high-pitched alarm call when diving into...