San Diego NWR Threatened & Endangered Species
Side-by-side photos of wildlife and plants found at San Diego NWR.
From left to right, California gnatcatcher, least Bell's viero, Quino checkerspot butterfly, San Diego ambrosia, San Diego thornmint, and Otay tarplant.

Click on the following species to learn more about each species listing status and description.

Coastal California Gnatcatcher

Polioptila californica californica

Least Bell's Vireo

Vireo bellii pusillus

Quino Checkerspot Butterfly

Euphydryas editha quino

San Diego Ambrosia

Ambrosia pumila

San Diego Thornmint

Acanthomintha ilicifolia

Otay Tarplant

Deinandra conjugens


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Endangered and/or Threatened species