As one of the smallest fox species in deserts of west Asia, Blanford’s or Afghan fox has recently been confirmed across a range of habitat types in Abbas Abad Wildlife Refuge, central Iran. It has been rarely studied in the wild and no proper knowledge was available about this small canid in Iran before application of camera traps. Meanwhile, ongoing camera trapping efforts in central Iran reveals the species presence in scattered locations in desert ecosystems of the country. Initiated since March 2012, the systematic camera trapping survey on 40 different locations indicated relatively high abundance of the Blanford