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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 Afghanistan may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Asia, browse the Asia endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Afghanistan:

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. Afghan Tortoise Testudo horsfieldii Reptiles Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
2. Afghani Mountain Salamander Paradactylodon mustersi Amphibians Afghanistan
3. Argali  WATCH A LIVE ARGALI Ovis ammon Mammals Afghanistan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Uzbekistan
4. Asiatic Black Bear Ursus thibetanus Mammals Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
5. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
6. Bengal Monitor Varanus bengalensis Reptiles Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
7. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
8. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
9. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
10. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
11. Cyprian Wild Sheep Ovis orientalis Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
12. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
13. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
14. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
15. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
17. European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
18. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
19. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
20. Fraxinus sogdiana Fraxinus sogdiana Plants Afghanistan
21. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
22. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
23. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
24. Himalayan Musk Deer Moschus leucogaster Mammals China (Tibet), southern slopes of the Himalayas
25. Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
26. Indian Vulture Gyps indicus Birds Afghanistan, India, Malaysia, Pakistan
27. Kashmir Elm Ulmus wallichiana Plants Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
28. Kashmir Musk Deer Moschus cupreus Mammals Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
29. Laggar Falcon Falco jugger Birds Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan
30. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
31. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
32. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
33. Luciobarbus capito Luciobarbus capito Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
34. Luciobarbus brachycephalus Luciobarbus brachycephalus Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
35. Malus niedzwetzkyana Malus niedzwetzkyana Plants Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
36. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
37. Markhor Capra falconeri Mammals Afghanistan, Pakistan
38. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
39. Pale-backed Pigeon Columba eversmanni Birds Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
40. Pallas's Cat Otocolobus manul Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
41. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
42. Parnassius autocrator Parnassius autocrator Insects Afghanistan, Tajikistan
43. Populus pruinosa Populus pruinosa Plants Asia, Europe, Middle East
44. Red Deer Cervus elaphus Mammals Afghanistan, Algeria, Bhutan, China, France, India, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia
45. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
46. Siberian White Crane Grus leucogeranus Birds C.I.S. (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
47. Snow Leopard  WATCH A LIVE SNOW LEOPARD Uncia uncia Mammals Central Asia, Middle East
48. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. Tytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri Birds Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
50. Walnut Juglans regia Plants Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
51. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
52. White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
53. Wild Common Carp Cyprinus carpio Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East

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