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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

alicel

Date

October 10, 2014 12:07 PM PDT

Description

Heard multiple pika calls in the talus along the trail up to Fairview Mountain.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

alicel

Date

October 7, 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Description

Individual (bottom left of photograph) scurried across the trail leading to Big Beehive/Plain of Six Glaciers.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

alicel

Date

October 7, 2014 10:45 AM PDT

Description

Spotted an individual keeping watch in a talus field. Numerous calls from other pikas heard nearby.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

alicel

Date

October 9, 2014 01:44 PM PDT

Description

Spotted an individual on the Moraine Lake Rockpile gathering vegetation and bringing it back to his/her burrow. Other pika calls heard in the area.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

June 20, 2006

Description

very common in the Gaish area. ID by Vladimir Kolbintsev

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

marvelliott

Date

August 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

jay

Date

October 8, 2014 02:20 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

american pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

jay

Date

October 8, 2014 02:19 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

jay

Date

October 8, 2014 01:33 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

hawnzd

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Found at least two individuals running around the talus and calling.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

hawnzd

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Found two individuals running around on the talus field just before Frozen Lake.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Pika Ochotona princeps

Observer

hawnzd

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Found two individuals running around on the talus field just before Frozen Lake.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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