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Location China (mainland), Tibet
Central coordinates 91o 10.00' East  29o 54.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 4,000 ha
Altitude 3,700 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description The IBA is a small reservoir near a village and agricultural land.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri passage  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis breeding  2008  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Artificial - terrestrial   -
Grassland   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Karze Reservoir. Downloaded from on 29/09/2016

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