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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 Uruguay may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in South America, browse the South America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Uruguay:

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. Angular Angelshark Squatina punctata Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
2. Apron Ray Discopyge tschudii Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay
3. Argentine Angel Shark Squatina argentina Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
4. Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Birds Argentina, Brazil, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, United States/US Territory, Uruguay
5. Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
6. Austrolebias cinereus Austrolebias cinereus Fishes Uruguay
7. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
8. Bay-capped Wren-spinetail Spartonoica maluroides Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
9. Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
10. Bignose Fanskate Sympterygia acuta Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
11. Black-and-white Monjita Xolmis dominicanus Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
12. Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
13. Broad-snouted Caiman Caiman latirostris Reptiles Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
14. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
15. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
16. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
17. Chestnut Seedeater Sporophila cinnamomea Birds Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
18. Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
19. Cook's Hocicudo Oxymycterus josei Mammals Uruguay
20. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
21. Curry Shark Sphyrna tudes Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
22. Dark Bolo Mouse Necromys obscurus Mammals Argentina, Uruguay
23. Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
24. Dot-winged Crake Porzana spiloptera Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
25. Eyespot Skate Atlantoraja cyclophora Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
26. Four-eyed Frog Pleurodema bibroni Amphibians Brazil, Uruguay
27. Geoffroy's Cat Leopardus geoffroyi Mammals Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
28. Giant Armadillo Priodontes maximus Mammals Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
29. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
30. Glaucous Macaw Anodorhynchus glaucus Birds Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
31. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
32. Gray Petrel Procellaria cinerea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
33. Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
34. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
35. Greater Rhea Rhea americana Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
36. Greater Wilfred's Mouse Wilfredomys oenax Mammals Brazil, Uruguay
37. Hidden Angel Shark Squatina occulta Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
38. Kite Ray Dipturus chilensis Fishes Argentina, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Uruguay
39. La Plata River Dolphin Pontoporia blainvillei Mammals Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
40. La Plata Skate Atlantoraja platana Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
41. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
42. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
43. Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus Birds Antarctica, Australia, South America
44. Maned Wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus Mammals Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
45. Mantled Hawk Leucopternis polionotus Birds Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
46. Margay Leopardus wiedii Mammals Central and South America, Mexico
47. Marsh Deer Blastocerus dichotomus Mammals Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
48. Marsh Seedeater Sporophila palustris Birds Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
49. Montevideo Redbelly Toad Melanophryniscus montevidensis Amphibians Brazil, Uruguay
50. Mottled Piculet Picumnus nebulosus Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
51. Multispine Skate Bathyraja multispinis Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Uruguay
52. Narrownose Smoothhound Mustelus schmitti Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
53. Night Shark Carcharhinus signatus Fishes Africa, Central America, North America (United States), South America
54. Northern Giant-petrel Macronectes halli Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
55. Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi Birds Africa, Australia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Oceans, South America, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
56. 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
57. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
58. Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
59. Orejas-Miranda Redbelly Toad Melanophryniscus orejasmirandai Amphibians Uruguay
60. Ornate Horned Frog Ceratophrys ornata Amphibians Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
61. Orthotrichum truncato-dentatum Orthotrichum truncato-dentatum Plants South America
62. Pampas Cat Leopardus colocolo Mammals Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
63. Pampas Deer Ozotoceros bezoarticus Mammals Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
64. Pampas Meadowlark Sturnella defilippii Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
65. Patagonian Skate Bathyraja macloviana Fishes Argentina, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Uruguay
66. Pearson's Tuco-tuco Ctenomys pearsoni Mammals Argentina, Uruguay
67. Red Myotis Myotis ruber Mammals Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
68. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
69. Red Spotted Argentina Frog Argenteohyla siemersi Amphibians Argentina, Uruguay
70. Rio Negro tuco-tuco Ctenomys rionegrensis Mammals Argentina, Uruguay
71. Rio Skate Rioraja agassizi Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
72. Rivera Redbelly Toad Melanophryniscus devincenzii Amphibians Argentina, Uruguay
73. Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus Birds Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
74. San Martin Redbelly Toad Melanophryniscus sanmartini Amphibians Uruguay
75. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
76. Sharp-tailed Grass Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
77. Shortnose Guitarfish Zapteryx brevirostris Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
78. Solenopsis daguerrei Solenopsis daguerrei Insects Argentina, Uruguay
79. Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Birds Antarctica, New Zealand, Oceanic, South Africa, South America
80. Southern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus maccoyii Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Oceans, South America
81. Southern Giant-petrel Macronectes giganteus Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
82. Southern Long-nosed Armadillo Dasypus hybridus Mammals Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
83. Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Birds Argentina, Australia, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Heard Island and McDonald Islands, New Zealand, Southern Africa, Uruguay
84. Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
85. Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata Birds Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
86. Spiny Angel Shark Squatina guggenheim Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
87. Spotback Skate Atlantoraja castelnaui Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
88. Straight-billed Reedhaunter Limnoctites rectirostris Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
89. Strange-tailed Tyrant Alectrurus risora Birds Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
90. Striped Dogfish Mustelus fasciatus Fishes Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
91. Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena Birds Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
92. Tropical Forest Snake Calamodontophis paucidens Reptiles Brazil, Uruguay
93. Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Birds Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
94. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
95. White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Birds Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
96. Whitedotted Skate Bathyraja albomaculata Fishes Argentina, Chile, Falkland Islands, Uruguay
97. Wiegmann's Tree Lizard Anisolepis undulatus Reptiles Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
98. Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata Birds Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

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