Heard multiple pika calls in the talus along the trail up to Fairview Mountain.
Individual (bottom left of photograph) scurried across the trail leading to Big Beehive/Plain of Six Glaciers.
Spotted an individual keeping watch in a talus field. Numerous calls from other pikas heard nearby.
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.
very common in the Gaish area. ID by Vladimir Kolbintsev
Found at least two individuals running around the talus and calling.
Found two individuals running around on the talus field just before Frozen Lake.
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...