Endangered Species Search by Area Selection


Find out if there are any endangered species in your state, your country, island, etc. Browse endangered species listings according to area on our planet using the selection box below.

For a complete list of US endangered species, select United States below. Browse the different areas in the pulldown for other countries or specific US or Canadian states. For sea creatures and creatures found on islands in the oceans, we recommend browsing the oceania list.

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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of District of Columbia may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in District of Columbia:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Bachman's Sparrow Aimophila aestivalis Birds United States
2. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
3. Dwarf Wedgemussel Alasmidonta heterodon Clams Canada (New Brunswick), United States
4. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
5. Hay's Spring Amphipod Stygobromus hayi Crustaceans District of Columbia
6. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
7. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
8. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
9. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
10. Pizzini's Amphipod Stygobromus pizzinii Crustaceans District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
11. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
12. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
13. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
14. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

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