Testing the app. This sighting is from a summer trip.
Pika close to trail in first snow below Pinnacle Peak
One of several Pikas on the outside of the large lateral moraine to the east of lake below Angel glacier, observed very close to the hiking trail
First pika observation of the trip
Multiple individuals observed in the area by sight and sound, photo of fecal pile outside den.
Multiple individuals observed by sight and sound in area, photo of habitat.
Multiple individuals in the area observed by sight and sound. Photo of habitat.
Multiple individuals in the area observed by sight and sound.
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...