Here are some links to interesting pika articles and videos, and a citizen science project you can do from home, in case you might enjoy learning more about pikas while you are staying home to do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19 in your community:
Consider joining us on May 13 for Tal-us About Pika Day during Colorado Endangered Species Week! We have a list of things to read, actions to take, and things to watch to learn more about and protect American pikas. Additionally, we’re hosting a Pika Power Hour and Ask Me Anything at noon!
A few of our favorite American pika videos:
- American pika introduction
- Pikas (Lessons in Life Science)
- The plight of the pika
- Meet Colorado’s pikas
- How food affects American pika survival in Colorado
- The lifecycle and longevity of a pika
- What are pikas saying?
- The Columbia River Gorge a magical pika paradise
- Pika Jo: pikas of the Columbia River Gorge
- Pikas and climate change
- The American pika: A climate indicator species?
- Why pika populations are declining
- American pika vocalizations
- Video from an infrared night camera in talus
- Pikas boxing