19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An American Pika Enjoying A Snow Day

On this morning, the alpine was getting considerable snow. I trekked up to about 12,500ft to photograph pikas in these conditions. When I arrived at this pika colony, a few of them were out and about, seeming quite pleased with the snow!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Deirdre Rosenberg