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

Endangered species found in Rwanda:

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. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
2. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
3. African Golden Cat Caracal aurata Mammals Africa
4. African Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus Birds Africa
5. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
6. African Painted Frog Callixalus pictus Amphibians Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
7. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
8. African White-bellied Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis Mammals Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
9. Ahl's Reed Frog Hyperolius castaneus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
10. Albertine Owlet Glaucidium albertinum Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
11. Barbus acuticeps Barbus acuticeps Fishes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania
12. Barbus ruasae Barbus ruasae Fishes Rwanda
13. Barbus claudinae Barbus claudinae Fishes Burundi, Rwanda
14. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
15. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
17. Chiloglanis ruziziensis Chiloglanis ruziziensis Fishes Burundi, Rwanda
18. Chimpanzee  WATCH A LIVE CHIMPANZEE Pan troglodytes Mammals Africa
19. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
20. Congo Bay-owl Phodilus prigoginei Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
21. Cream-banded Swallowtail Papilio leucotaenia Insects Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
22. De Graaff's Praomys Praomys degraaffi Mammals Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
23. Delany's Swamp Mouse Delanymys brooksi Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
24. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
25. Disc-fingered Reed Frog Hyperolius discodactylus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
26. Dwarf Honeyguide Indicator pumilio Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
27. Eastern Gorilla Gorilla beringei Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
28. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
30. Grauer's Swamp Warbler Bradypterus graueri Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
31. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
32. Greater Large-headed Shrew Paracrocidura maxima Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
33. Haplochromis erythromaculatus Haplochromis erythromaculatus Fishes Rwanda
34. Hill's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus hilli Mammals Rwanda
35. Karissimbi Forest Treefrog Leptopelis karissimbensis Amphibians Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
36. Kemp's Thicket Rat Thamnomys kempi Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
37. Kivu Banana Frog Afrixalus orophilus Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
38. Kivu Ground-thrush Zoothera tanganjicae Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
39. Kivu Long-haired Shrew Crocidura lanosa Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
40. Kivu Tree Frog Leptopelis kivuensis Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
41. Kungwe Apalis Apalis argentea Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Tanzania
42. Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni Birds Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda
43. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
44. Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Otomops martiensseni Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
45. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
46. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
47. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
48. Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa Birds Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
49. Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae Birds Africa
50. Marcusenius victoriae Marcusenius victoriae Fishes Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
51. Medium-tailed Brush-furred Rat Lophuromys medicaudatus Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
52. Moon Forest Shrew Sylvisorex lunaris Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
53. Ocotea kenyensis Ocotea kenyensis Plants Africa
54. Owl-faced Monkey Cercopithecus hamlyni Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
55. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
56. Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
57. Papyrus Yellow Warbler Chloropeta gracilirostris Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
58. Rahm's Brush-furred Rat Lophuromys rahmi Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
59. Red-collared Mountain-babbler Kupeornis rufocinctus Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
60. Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies Birds Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
61. Ring-necked Francolin Francolinus streptophorus Birds Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
62. Rueppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii Birds Africa
63. Rugegewald River Frog Phrynobatrachus acutirostris Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
64. Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus ruwenzorii Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
65. Ruwenzori Shrew Ruwenzorisorex suncoides Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
66. Rwanda River Frog Phrynobatrachus versicolor Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
67. Secamone racemosa Secamone racemosa Plants Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Rwanda, Uganda
68. Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
69. Shelley's Crimson-wing Cryptospiza shelleyi Birds Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
70. Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Birds Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
71. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
72. Synodontis ruandae Synodontis ruandae Fishes Rwanda
73. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Smutsia temminckii Mammals Africa
74. Tropodiaptomus kissi Tropodiaptomus kissi Crustaceans Rwanda
75. Varicorhinus platystoma Varicorhinus platystoma Fishes Rwanda
76. Varicorhinus ruandae Varicorhinus ruandae Fishes Rwanda
77. Vissoke River Frog Phrynobatrachus bequaerti Amphibians Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
78. Volcano Shrew Sylvisorex vulcanorum Mammals Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
79. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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