If there is a Paradise on earth then it is here in Kashmir. The scenic beauty of the place is as beautiful as the words describing it are. Jammu and Kashmir is the land of rich flora and fauna. But, in recent years the place has gone under a heavy loss of its flora and fauna. Here is the list of the J&K Endangered Species of Animals, Plants, and Birds.
J&K endangered species: An endangered species is a species that has been categorized as likely to become Extinct Endangered (EN), as categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Here in this post, you will get a list of J&K endangered species of animals, plants, and birds. Red List is the second most serve conservation status for wild populations in the IUCN’s scheme after Critically Endangered (CR).
Here is the list of the J&K Endangered Species of Animals (Fauna), Plants(Flora) and Birds.
|Flora (Plants)||Fauna (Animals)||Birds|
|Aconitum chasmanthum||Snow Leopard||Black Necked Crane|
|Aconitum heterophyllum||Common Leopard||Himalayan Golden Eagle|
|Aconitum kashmiricum||Brown Bear||Cheer Pheasant|
|Amelia benthamii||Ibex||Bearded Vulture|
|Fritillaria roylei||Himalayan Tahr||The Koklass|
|Gentiana kurroo||Markhor||The Western Tragopan|
|Taxus wallichiana||Serow||Brahmin Shelduck|
|Jurina dolomiaca||Hangul||Great Bitten|
|Ephedra geradiana||Musk Deer||Eurasian Wigeon|
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. We have also covered endemic species of J&k in our previous post.
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List of J&K Endangered Species of Animals, Plants, And Birds
Now, as you have seen the list of the J and K endangered species of Flora, Fauna, and birds. We have more than that to tell you. We have categorized them into Three different sections of Flora, Fauna, and birds and mentioned their status and areas they are found.
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|
|6)||Markhor||Kashmir and Jammu||Critically Endangered|
|7)||Serow||Kashmir and Ladakh||Endangered|
|9)||Musk Deer||Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh||Endangered|
List of J&K Endangered Species of Birds
Here is the list of Jammu and Kashmir endangered species of BIrds:
|Black Necked Crane||Ladakh|
|Himalayan Golden Eagle||Kashmir, Ladakh & Jammu|
|Cheer Pheasant||Kashmir & Jammu|
|The Koklass||Jammu & Kashmir|
|The Western Tragopan||Ladakh|
List of J&K Endangered Species of Flora
Many species of plants have become endangered in J&K due to overexploitation. Here is the list of Jammu and Kashmir Endangered species as per IUCN category:
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|1)||Aconitum chasmanthum||Critically Endangered|
|2)||Aconitum heterophyllum||Critically Endangered|
|3)||Aconitum kashmiricum||Critically Endangered|
|4)||Amelia benthamii||Critically Endangered|
|6)||Gentiana kurroo||Critically Endangered|
Here in this blog, we have mentioned the list of J&K Endangered Species of plants, animals, and birds. All the information listed above is according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). If you have any doubt you can mention below and don’t forget to share.
In my next post, I will give information about Endemic species of J&K.