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FEDERALLY ENDANGERED ANIMALS OF FLORIDA 

Amphibians
Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander

Birds 
Bachman's Wood Warbler 
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow 
Eskimo Curlew
Everglade Snail Kite 
Florida Grasshopper Sparrow
Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Kirtland’s Wood Warbler
Red-Cockaded Woodpecker
Whooping Crane 
Wood Stork 

Fish  
Okaloosa Darter 
Shortnose Sturgeon
Smalltooth Sawfish
 
Insects
American Burying Beetle
Schaus’ Swallowtail Butterfly

Mammals 
Anastasia Island Beach Mouse
Caribbean Monk Seal
Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse
Finback Whale
Florida Panther 
Florida Salt Marsh Vole
Gray Bat
Gray Wolf
Humpback Whale
Indiana Bat
Key Deer
Key Largo Cotton Mouse
Key Largo Woodrat
Lower Keys Rabbit
North Atlantic Right Whale
Perdido Key Beach Mouse
Red Wolf
Rice Rat (Lower Keys population only)
Sei Whale
Sperm Whale
St. Andrew Beach Mouse
West Indian Manatee

Molluscs 
Chipola Slabshell (mussel)
Fat Threeridge (mussel)
Florida Treesnail
Gulf Moccasinshell (mussel)
Ochlockonee Moccasinshell (mussel)
Oval Pigtoe (mussel)
Purple Bankclimber (mussel)
Shiny-rayed Pocketbook (mussel)

Reptiles 
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle


FEDERALLY THREATENED ANIMALS OF FLORIDA

Amphibians 
Frosted Flatwoods Salamander 

Birds 
Audubon's Crested Caracara
Florida Scrub Jay
Piping Plover
Roseate Tern

Fish 
Gulf Sturgeon
 
Mammals 
Southeastern Beach Mouse

Corals
Elkhorn Coral
Staghorn Coral

Crustaceans 
Squirrel Chimney Cave Shrimp
 
Molluscs 
Chipola Slabshell (mussel)
Purple Bankclimber (mussel)
Stock Island Tree Snail

Reptiles 
American Alligator
American Crocodile
Atlantic Salt Marsh Snake
Bluetail Mole Skink
Eastern Indigo Snake
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Sand Skink






STATE THREATENED ANIMALS OF FLORIDA

Amphibians 
Florida Bog Frog 
Georgia Blind Salamander 
Gopher Frog 
Pine Barrens Treefrog 

Birds 
Florida Sandhill Crane
Least Tern
Snowy Plover
Southeastern American Kestrel
White-crowned Pigeon

Corals
Pillar Coral

Fish 
Blackmouth Shiner
Crystal Darter
Key Silverside

Insects
Miami Blue Butterfly

Mammals 
Big Cypress Fox Squirrel
Everglades Mink
Florida Black Bear (Other than those found in Baker and Columbia Counties or in Apalachicola National Forest)
Florida Mastiff Bat

Reptiles 
Alligator Snapping Turtle 
American Alligator 
Barbour's Map Turtle 
Gopher Tortoise
Suwannee Cooter



ANIMALS/SPECIES OF SPECIAL CONCERN IN FLORIDA

Amphibians 
Florida Bog Frog 
Georgia Blind Salamander 
Gopher Frog 
Pine Barrens Treefrog 

Birds 
American Oystercatcher
Black Skimmer
Brown Pelican
Burrowing Owl 
Limpkin 
Little Blue Heron
Marion’s Marsh Wren
Osprey (Monroe County population)
Reddish Egret 
Roseate Spoonbill
Scott’s Seaside Sparrow 
Snowy Egret 
Tricolored Heron
Wakulla Seaside Sparrow
White Ibis 
Worthington’s Marsh Wren

Crustaceans 
Black Creek Crayfish (Spotted royal crayfish)
Panama City Crayfish 
Santa Fe Cave Crayfish 

Fish 
Atlantic Sturgeon
Bluenose Shiner 
Harlequin Darter 
Lake Eustis Pupfish 
Rivulus
Saltmarsh Topminnow
Southern Tessellated Darter 

Mammals 
Eastern Chipmunk
Florida Mouse
Homosassa Shrew 
Sanibel Island Rice Rat
Sherman's Fox Squirrel
Sherman’s Short-tailed Shrew 

Mollusks
Florida Treesnail

Reptiles 
Alligator Snapping Turtle  
Barbour's Map Turtle 
Florida Keys Mole Skink
Florida Pine Snake
Red Rat Snake (Lower Keys population only)
Suwannee Cooter 

The Florida Panther is a Federally Endangered animal.

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The Roseate Spoonbill is bird species of special concern in Florida.

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Gray Wolves are a Federally Endangered species.

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The Tricolored Heron is a bird species of special concern in Florida.

To see more Florida wildlife photos, please visit: http://www.ImagesByDeidre.net
The Gopher Tortoise is a State Threatened species in Florida.

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The Florida Sandhill Crane is a State Threatened species of bird.

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The American Alligator is a Federally Threatened species.

To see more Florida wildlife photos, please visit: http://www.ImagesByDeidre.net
West Indian Manatees are a Federally Endangered species.

To see more Florida wildlife photos, please visit: http://www.ImagesByDeidre.net
Wood Storks are a Federally Endangered species of bird in Florida.

To see more Florida wildlife photos, please visit: http://www.ImagesByDeidre.net
American Kestrels are a State Threatened bird of Florida.

To see more Florida wildlife photos, please visit: http://www.ImagesByDeidre.net
Florida Conservation Links:

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

FWC: Wildlife 2060-What's at stake for FL?

FWC: Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative

FWC: Wildlife & Climate Change

FWC: Coastal Wildlife Conservation Initiative

FWC: Florida Bird Conservation Initiative

Florida DEP: Caloosahatchee River Watershed

Florida DEP: Protect Our Water

Florida DEP: Be a Volunteer

South Florida Water Mgmt District

Florida Yards - FL Friendly Landscaping

Audubon of Florida

1000 Friends of Florida

The Great Florida Birding Trail

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Coastal Wildlife Club, Inc.

Florida Shorebird Alliance - Suncoast


The federal agencies that share the authority to list species as endangered and threatened are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA-NMFS) and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The NOAA-NMFS is responsible for listing most marine species. The federal list of animals and plants is administered by the USFWS, and this list is published in 50 CFR 17 (animals) and 50 CFR 23 (plants). Additional information regarding federal listings can be located at the following websites: 
NOAA-NMFS - http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov and 
USFWS - http://endangered.fws.gov/wildlife.html#Species.

Photos posted from Images By Deidre Wildlife Photography - Click here to see more FL wildlife photos.


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