What are the endangered species in Sri Lanka?
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED ANIMALS OF SRI LANKA
- PURPLE FACED LEAF LUNGER – Western subspecies (Trachypithecus vetulus)
- NELLU RAT (Rattus montanus)
- BLACK NECKED STORK (Ephippiorhynchus asasticus)
- PAINTED FRANCOLIN (Francolinus pictus)
- JUNGLE BUSH QUAIL (Perdicula asiatica)
- YELLOW FOOTED GREEN PIGEON (Treron phoenicopterus)
How many endangered animals are there in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is home to roughly 123 species of mammals, 41 of which are threatened (9 critically). 16 of the species are endemic, of which 14 are threatened, including the large sloth bear.
Are birds endangered?
Not extinctBirds / Extinction status
How many endangered plants are in Sri Lanka?
Image courtesy of Bhathiya Gopallawa. Of the 3,087 known flowering plants, or angiosperms, native to Sri Lanka, the 2020 red list assessed that 1,496, or nearly half, were threatened.
What are the migrant birds in Sri Lanka?
Indian Paradise Flycatcher This bird, nicknamed the “robe thief” by Sri Lankan villagers, is a medium-sized bird native to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Myanmar. Males have elongated central feathers with black and rufous plumage, although some populations have white plumage.
Why are bird endangered?
Habitat loss due to the combined effects of human activity and global warming have contributed to their critically endangered status. These and the many thousands of other bird species are critical to biodiversity on planet earth.
What is the most endangered bird 2020?
Giant ibis Far more majestic than its smaller, garbage-diving relatives, the giant ibis (Thaumatibis gigantea) has been declared the most endangered and evolutionarily distinctive bird in the world.
Which of these is an endangered animal?
|Common name||Scientific name||Conservation status ↓|
|Sumatran Rhino||Dicerorhinus sumatrensis||Critically Endangered|
|Sunda Tiger||Panthera tigris sondaica||Critically Endangered|
|Vaquita||Phocoena sinus||Critically Endangered|
|Western Lowland Gorilla||Gorilla gorilla gorilla||Critically Endangered|
How many endemic animals are there in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is home to about 21 species of endemic mammals, 26 species of birds, 113 species of reptiles, 112 species of amphibians, 50 species of fish and numerous insect species including 24 species of endemic butterflies such as Mycalesis rama and Elymnias singhala.