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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 Kansas 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 Kansas:

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. Alligator Snapping Turtle Macrochelys temminckii Reptiles United States
2. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
3. Black-capped Vireo Vireo atricapilla Birds Kansas, Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
4. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
5. Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Birds North America (including United States)
6. Clanton's Cave Amphipod Stygobromus clantoni Crustaceans Kansas, Missouri
7. Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus Amphibians United States
8. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
9. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
10. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
11. Gray Bat Myotis grisescens Mammals Central and Southeastern USA
12. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
13. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
14. Kansas Aschisma Moss Aschisma kansanum Plants Kansas
15. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
16. Lesser Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus pallidicinctus Birds Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
17. Neosho Mucket Lampsilis rafinesqueana Clams Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
18. Onondaga Cave Amphipod Stygobromus onondagaensis Crustaceans Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
19. Ozark Cavefish Amblyopsis rosae Fishes Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
20. Ozark Emerald Somatochlora ozarkensis Insects Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
21. Ozobryum ogalalense Ozobryum ogalalense Plants Kansas
22. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
23. Pallid Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus Fishes Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee
24. Platanthera praeclara Platanthera praeclara Plants Canada, United States
25. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
26. Running Buffalo Clover Trifolium stoloniferum Plants Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia
27. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
28. Sturgeon Chub Macrhybopsis gelida Fishes United States
29. Topeka Shiner Notropis topeka tristis Fishes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota
30. Western Fanshell Mussel Cyprogenia aberti Clams Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri
31. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)

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