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Location Austria, Tirol
Central coordinates 11o 25.56' East  47o 27.90' North
IBA criteria B2, B3, C6
Area 41,260 ha
Altitude 560 - 2,749m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

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Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix resident  1997-2005  400-450 males only  medium  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta resident  1997-2005  500 males only  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos resident  1997-2005  14 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo resident  1997-2005  5-10 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum resident  1997-2005  50-100 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus resident  1997-2005  10-50 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus resident  1997-2005  30-50 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Not Recognised 
Dendrocopos leucotos resident  1997-2005  10 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Not Recognised 
Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli breeding  1997-2005  1,000 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Alpine Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella breeding  1997-2005  100 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Karwendel. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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