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

List of J&K Endangered Species of Animals, Plants and Birds

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 chasmanthumSnow LeopardBlack Necked Crane
Aconitum heterophyllumCommon LeopardHimalayan Golden Eagle
Aconitum kashmiricumBrown BearCheer Pheasant
Amelia benthamiiIbexBearded Vulture
Fritillaria royleiHimalayan TahrThe Koklass
Gentiana kurrooMarkhorThe Western Tragopan
Taxus wallichianaSerowBrahmin Shelduck
Jurina dolomiacaHangulGreat Bitten
Ephedra geradianaMusk DeerEurasian 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.

Also read, jk endemic species animals birds plants

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

J&K Endangered Species of Animals
S.No.              Species        RegionStatus as per IUCN’s
1)Snow LeopardLadakh, Kashmir, and JammuEndangered
2)Common LeopardJammu, Kashmir, and LadakhEndangered
3)Brown BearLadakh, Kashmir, and JammuEndangered
4)IbexLadakh, Kashmir, and JammuEndangered
5)Himalayan TahrJammuEndangered
6)MarkhorKashmir and JammuCritically Endangered
7)SerowKashmir and LadakhEndangered
8)HangulKashmirCritically Endangered
9)Musk DeerJammu, Kashmir, and LadakhEndangered
10)Tibetan gazelleLadakhEndangered
11)ChiruLadakhCritically Endangered

List of J&K Endangered Species of Birds

J&K Endangered Species of Birds

Here is the list of Jammu and Kashmir endangered species of BIrds:

Black Necked CraneLadakh
Himalayan Golden EagleKashmir, Ladakh & Jammu
Cheer PheasantKashmir & Jammu
Bearded VultureJammu
The KoklassJammu & Kashmir
The Western TragopanLadakh
Brahmin ShelduckLadakh
Great BittenLadakh
Eurasian WigeonLadakh
Snowcock WigeonLadakh

Also read, list of India endemic species animals and birds

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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S.NO                    Species             Category
1)        Aconitum chasmanthumCritically Endangered
2)        Aconitum heterophyllumCritically Endangered
3)        Aconitum kashmiricumCritically Endangered
4)        Amelia benthamiiCritically Endangered
5)        Fritillaria royleiEndangered
6)       Gentiana kurrooCritically Endangered
7)       Taxus wallichianaEndangered
8)       Jurina dolomiacaEndangered
9)       Ephedra geradianaEndangered


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.

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