Red-backed Vole

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red-backed vole
Photo by Bill Moses.

A common visitor on North Lookout, Red-backed Voles (Myodes gapperi) are mostly active at night, but can be active during the day.  They do not hibernate.  Most of the time, they stay close to fallen logs or rocks.  Red-backed voles are omnivores, and their diet changes with the seasons.