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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota:

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. Bloater Coregonus hoyi Fishes Canada, United States
2. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
3. Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Birds North America (including United States)
4. Crystal Darter Crystallaria asprella Fishes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
5. Dakota Skipper Hesperia dacotae Insects Canada, United States
6. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
7. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
8. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
9. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
10. Higgins Eye Pearlymussel Lampsilis higginsii Clams Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Wisconsin
11. Karner Blue Butterfly  WATCH A LIVE KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY Lycaeides melissa samuelis Insects Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
12. Kiyi Coregonus kiyi Fishes Canada, United States
13. Minnesota Dwarf Trout Lily Erythronium propullans Plants Minnesota
14. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
15. Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Birds Canada, USA - Great Lakes Watershed
16. Platanthera praeclara Platanthera praeclara Plants Canada, United States
17. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
18. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
19. Sand Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Fishes United States
20. Scaleshell Mussel Leptodea leptodon Clams Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin
21. Shortjaw Cisco Coregonus zenithicus Fishes Canada, United States
22. Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
23. Topeka Shiner Notropis topeka tristis Fishes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota
24. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
25. Winged Mapleleaf Quadrula fragosa Clams Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio
26. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States

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