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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 Nebraska 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 Nebraska:

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. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus Insects Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
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. Blowout Penstemon Penstemon haydenii Plants Nebraska
5. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
6. Campbell Island Shag Phalacrocorax campbelli Birds Nebraska
7. Cassin's Finch Carpodacus cassinii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
8. Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus Birds North America (including United States)
9. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
10. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
11. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
12. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
13. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
14. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
15. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
16. Higgins Eye Pearlymussel Lampsilis higginsii Clams Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Wisconsin
17. 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
18. Lesser Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus pallidicinctus Birds Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
19. Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
20. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
21. Pallid Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus Fishes Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee
22. Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus Birds United States
23. Platanthera praeclara Platanthera praeclara Plants Canada, United States
24. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
25. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
26. Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Cicindela nevadica lincolniana Insects Nebraska
27. Sand Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Fishes 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. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
31. Winged Mapleleaf Quadrula fragosa Clams Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio

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