Species: Collared Pika (Ochotona collaris)

Information About

Collared Pika

Quick Facts
Latin

Ochotona collaris

Subspecies

Viewing Scale

Chances of seeing Collared Pika in Alaska

Collared Pika in Detail.
About

Pika are small mammals closely related to hares and rabbits. They are usually about 6-8 inches when full grown and roughly 5 ounces. They have stalky bodies with short legs, round heads, and large round ears. Pika usually live about 6 years with females producing litters once a year, with 1-4 young.

Predators

Bald Eagle, Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel), American Marten, Canada Lynx

Habitat & Range

They are typically found in alpine tundra in rocky areas. Though some populations have been found near sea level.

Gallery

Pictures of Collared Pika.