List of J&K Endangered Species of Animals, Plants and Birds (Jammu and Kashmir)

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as likely to become extinct Endangered (EN), as categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List is the second most serve conservation status for wild populations in the IUCN’s scheme after Critically Endangered (CR). Here in this post i am going to give list of J&K endangered species of animals,plants and birds.

In 2012, the IUCN Red List featured 3079 animal and 2655 plant species as endangered (EN) worldwide. Many species of animals and birds J&K comes under the category of endangered species per IUCN’s Red Data Book.

list of J&K endangered species

List of J&K Endangered Species of Animals

S.No.               Species         Region Status as per IUCN’s
1) Snow Leopard Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu Endangered
2) Common Leopard Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Endangered
3) Brown Bear Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu Endangered
4) Ibex Ladakh, kashmir and Jammu Endangered
5) Himalayan Tahr Jammu Endangered
6) Markhor Kashmir and Jammu Critically Endangered
7) Serow Kashmir and Ladakh Endangered
8) Hangul Kashmir Critically Endangered
9) Musk Deer Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Endangered
10) Tibetan gazelle Ladakh Endangered
11) Chiru Ladakh Critically Endangered

List of J&K Endangered Species of Birds

list of J&K endangered species

Here is the list of J&K endangered species of BIrds:

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Black Necked Crane Ladakh
Himalayan Golden Eagle Kashmir,Ladakh & Jammu
Cheer Pheasant Kashmir & Jammu
Bearded Vulture Jammu
The Koklas Jammu & Kashmir
The Western Tragopan Ladakh
Brahming Shelduck Ladakh
Great Bitten Ladakh
Eurasian Wigeon Ladakh
Snowcock Wigeon Ladakh

List of J&K Endangered Species of Flora

Many species of plants have become endangered in J&K due to over exploitation. Here is the list of J&K Endangered species as per IUCN category:

S.NO                     Species              Category
1)         Aconitum chasmanthum Critically Endangered
2)         Aconitum heterophyllum Critically Endangered
3)         Aconitum kashmiricum Critically Endangered
4)         Amebia benthamii Critically Endangered
5)         Fritillaria roylei Endangered
6)        Gentiana kurroo Critically Endangered
7)        Taxus wallichiana Endangered
8)        Jurinea dolomiaca Endangered
9)        Ephedra geradiana Endangered

This is all from my side about J&K Endangered species.In my next post i will give information about Endemic species of J&K.

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