Biodiversity

Wildlife Species

List of important Wildlife Species of J&K and their status as per IUCN's Red Data Book / J&K Wildlife Protection Act, 1978 (Amended upto 2002):

S.No Species Region Status as per IUCN's Red Data Book Status as per Wildlife Protection Act
1) Snow Leopard Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu Endangered Schedule I
2) Common Leopard Jammu, Kashmir & Ladkah Near Threatened Schedule - I / Endangered
3) Black Bear Kashmir & Jammu Vulnerable Schedule - II
4) Brown Bear Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu Least Concern Schedule - I / Endangered
5) Ibex Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu Least Concern Schedule - I / Endangered
6) Himalayan tahr Jammu Near Threatened Schedule - I / Endangered
7) Spotted Deer Jammu Least Concern Schedule - III
8) Barking Deer Jammu Least Concern Schedule - III
9) Goral Jammu Near Threatened Schedule - I
10) Markhor Kashmir & Jammu Endangered Schedule - I / Critically Endangered
11) Serow Kashmir & Ladakh Near threatened Schedule - I / Endangered
12) Hangul Kashmir Least Concern Schedule - I / Critically Endangered
13) Musk Deer Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh Endangered Schedule - I / Endangered
14) Chiru (Tibetan Antelope) Ladakh Endangered Schedule - I / Critically Endangered
15) Tibetan gazelle Ladakh Near Threatened Schedule - I / Endangered
16) Nayan (Tibetan Sheep) Ladakh - Schedule - I
17) Wild Yak Ladakh Vulnerable Schedule - I
18) Pallas Cat Ladakh - Schedule - I
19) Black Necked Crane Ladakh Vulnerable Schedule - I
20) Golden Eagle Kashmir, Ladakh & Jammu Least Concern Schedule - I / Endangered
21) Cheer Pheasant Kashmir, Jammu Vulnerable Schedule - I / Endangered


(Data Source: Annual Administration Report 2011-12, J&K Forest Department)

 

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