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

Endangered species found in Hong Kong:

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. Acanthephippium sinense Acanthephippium sinense Plants China
2. Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
3. Asian Leopard Cat Prionailurus bengalensis Mammals India, Japan (Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Islands), Southeast Asia
4. Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri Birds Asia, vagrant populations in Pakistan and the Philippines
5. Beal's-eyed Turtle Sacalia bealei Reptiles China
6. Black Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides Mammals Asia, Middle East
7. Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Birds Brunei Darussalam, China (Hong Kong), Japan, Korea, Macao, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
8. Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus Birds Asia, Middle East
9. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Plectropomus laevis Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
11. Blackspot Tuskfish Choerodon schoenleinii Fishes Asia, Australia
12. Brindle Bass Epinephelus lanceolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
13. Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus Birds China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
14. Camellia crapnelliana Camellia crapnelliana Plants China
15. Castanopsis concinna Castanopsis concinna Plants China, Hong Kong
16. Chinese Bahaba Bahaba taipingensis Fishes China (Fujian, Shanghai, Zhejiang), Hong Kong, Macao
17. Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla Mammals Bangladesh, Bhutan, China (Hong Kong), India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
18. Collared Crow Corvus torquatus Birds China, Vietnam
19. Common Seahorse Hippocampus kuda Fishes Asia, Australia, Hawaii, Middle East, Oceanic
20. Coral Trout Plectropomus leopardus Fishes Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna
21. Cryptopotamon anacoluthon Cryptopotamon anacoluthon Crustaceans Hong Kong
22. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
23. Diospyros vaccinioides Diospyros vaccinioides Plants China, Taiwan
24. Duskytail Grouper Epinephelus bleekeri Fishes Asia, Middle East
25. Estuary Cod Epinephelus coioides Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
26. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
27. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
28. Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Birds Brunei Darussalam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam
29. Flat-faced Seahorse Hippocampus trimaculatus Fishes Australia, China, Cocos Island, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
30. Four-spot Midget Mortonagrion hirosei Insects China (Guangdong), Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
31. Giant Spiny Frog Quasipaa spinosa Amphibians China, Vietnam
32. Giant Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Wake Is.)
33. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), 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. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
36. Hong Kong Cascade Frog Amolops hongkongensis Amphibians China (Hong Kong)
37. Hong Kong Grouper Epinephelus akaara Fishes China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
38. Hong Kong Spiny Frog Quasipaa exilispinosa Amphibians China
39. Hong Kong Warty Newt Paramesotriton hongkongensis Amphibians China
40. Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa chinensis Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
41. Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi Birds Asia, West Pacific Ocean (Palau Islands)
42. Japanese Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone atrocaudata Birds China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
43. Kaliella hongkongensis Kaliella hongkongensis Snails Hong Kong
44. Kelp Grouper Epinephelus bruneus Fishes China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam
45. Malabar Grouper Epinephelus malabaricus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
46. Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Birds Russia, Japan, south to Malaya, Borneo
47. 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
48. Orthetrum poecilops Orthetrum poecilops Insects China
49. Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei Birds China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea
50. Rickett's Big-footed Bat Myotis pilosus Mammals China, Laos, Vietnam
51. Romer's Treefrog Liuixalus romeri Amphibians China (Hong Kong)
52. Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis Birds Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal
53. Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi Birds China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macao, Taiwan, Vietnam
54. Short-legged Horned Toad Xenophrys brachykolos Amphibians Hong Kong
55. Siberian White Crane Grus leucogeranus Birds C.I.S. (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
56. Somanniathelphusa zanklon Somanniathelphusa zanklon Crustaceans Hong Kong
57. Spoon-billed Sandpiper  WATCH A LIVE SPOON-BILLED SANDPIPER Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Birds Bangladesh, Canada, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States (Alaska), Vietnam
58. Stump-tailed Macaque Macaca arctoides Mammals Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
59. Tetrathyrium subcordatum Tetrathyrium subcordatum Plants China, Hong Kong

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