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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Inventory of Threatened and Endangered Species in South Florida National Parks

Glossary of Terms

Endangered
- a species, subspecies, or isolated population that is, or soon may be, in immediate danger of extinction unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival

Threatened - a species, subspecies, or isolated population that is very likely to become endangered in the near future unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival

South Florida National Parks
BICY - Big Cypress National Preserve
BISC - Biscayne National Park
DRTO - Dry Tortugas National Park
EVER - Everglades National Park

Note: This list includes only federally listed species; it does not include candidate or state-listed species.

 

Species

Federal Status

Park

Current Situation

American Alligator

Threatened BICY Breeding
Alligator mississippiensis BISC Casual
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
American Crocodile Threatened BICY --
Crocodylus acutus BISC Casual
DRTO Reported
EVER Breeding
Arctic Peregrine Falcon Threatened BICY Migrant
Falco peregrinus tundrius BISC Wintering
DRTO Migrant
EVER Wintering
Atlantic Ridley Turtle Endangered BICY --
Lepidochelys kempi BISC --
DRTO Casual
EVER Casual
Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak Endangered BICY --
Strymon acis bartrami BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Endangered BICY Breeding
Ammodramus maritime mirabilis BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Crenulate Lead Plant Endangered BICY --
Amorpha crenulata BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Resident
Eastern Indigo Snake Threatened BICY Breeding
Drymarchon corias couperi BISC Casual
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Florida Bonneted Bat Endangered BICY Unknown
Eumops floridanus BISC Unknown
DRTO Unknown
EVER Unknown
Florida Leafwing Butterfly Endangered BICY --
BICY --
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Florida Panther Endangered BICY Breeding
Puma concolor coryi BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Garber's Spurge Endangered BICY --
Chamaesyce garberi BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Resident
Green Turtle Endangered BICY --
Chelonia mydas BISC Casual
DRTO Breeding
EVER Casual
Hawksbill Turtle Endangered BICY --
Eretmochelys imbricata BISC Resident
DRTO Resident
EVER Casual
Key Largo Cotton Mouse Endangered BICY --
Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Casual?
Key Largo Woodrat Endangered BICY --
Neotoma floridana smaili BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Casual?
Leatherback Turtle Endangered BICY --
Dermochelys coriacea BISC Breeding
DRTO Casual?
EVER Casual?
Loggerhead Turtle Endangered BICY --
Caretta caretta BISC Breeding
DRTO Breeding
EVER Breeding
Piping Plover Threatened BICY --
Charadrius melodus BISC --
DRTO Wintering
EVER Migrant
Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Endangered BICY Breeding
Picoides borealis BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Formerly
Roseate Tern Threatened BICY --
Sterna dougailii BISC --
DRTO Breeding
EVER Wintering
Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly Endangered BICY --
Papilio aristodemus ponceanus BISC Breeding
DRTO --
EVER Casual?
Snail (Everglades) Kite Endangered BICY Casual
Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Breeding
Stock Island Tree Snail Threatened BICY --
Orthalicus resee BISC --
DRTO --
EVER Introduced
West Indian Manatee Endangered BICY Casual
Trichechus manatus BISC Resident
DRTO Reported
EVER Breeding
Wood Stork Threatened BICY Breeding
Mycteria americana BISC Casual
DRTO --
EVER Breeding

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Everglades Ecosystem provides a home to over 350 documented species of birds. Numerous visitors make the journey to the park every year to see some of our more rare and endangered species.