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Himalayan pika || Sattal || Feb 2022 Himalayan pika,Ochotona himalayana Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Himalayan pika

|| Sattal || Feb 2022

    comments (5)

  1. Wonderful species intro, Mohammed! Posted 6 months ago
  2. Very intimate shot Mohammed Posted 6 months ago
  3. Are you sure is a pika? it looks a bit different in images online:
    https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ochotona_himalayana#/media/Fichier:Himalayan_Pika.JPG
    https://earthjournalism.net/stories/warming-threatens-pika-in-nepals-himalayas
    https://www.ross.no/2018/04/30/pika-ochotona-sp-3/
    your picture looks to me more like a hamster species:
    https://www.shutterstock.com/search/agrarius
    or another sort of field mouse
    Did it have a tail?
    Posted 6 months ago, modified 6 months ago
    1. you can see the tail - it's out of focus, but visible just to the left of the animal. It is a furry, rather than naked tail. (and I agree, this doesn't look like a pika) Posted 6 months ago, modified 6 months ago
  4. Nice Mohammed!! Posted 6 months ago

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The Himalayan pika is a species of small mammal in the pika family. It is found at high altitudes in remote areas of Ladakh, Uttarakhand and possibly also in Nepal &Tibet. The IUCN has listed this species as being of "least concern".

Similar species: Hares, Rabbits And Pikas
Species identified by Mohammed Salman
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By Mohammed Salman

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Uploaded Jul 11, 2022. Captured Feb 28, 2022 15:27.
  • ILCE-9M2
  • f/6.3
  • 1/5000s
  • ISO1000
  • 600mm