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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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

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


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

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karze Reservoir. Downloaded from on 24/10/2014

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