NEBRASKA'S THREATENED & ENDANGERED SPECIES

Nebraska has 30 species listed at Threatened or Endangered. Some of these species, like the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, are only found in Nebraska. Others, like the Northern Long-eared Bat, are found across the eastern United States, but are declining rapidly. 

‚Äč

Click on an image to learn more about each species. 

Interior Least Tern
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine/ NGPC
Whooping Crane
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine /NGPC
Eskimo Curlew
photo credit Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
Mountain Plover
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine/ NGPC
Piping Plover
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine /NGPC
Rufa Red Knot
photo credit Pixabay
Show More