One heard at this location.
rock pile next to stream
pika perched on rock. poop and nesting material.
pikas everywhere calling
Two individuals photographed and others heard on other side of road from Tipsoo Lake parking
Saw one individual and heard many others at the scree slope below the saddle at the end of the Pinnacle Peak trail.
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...