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Location Estonia, Tartu County
Central coordinates 26o 31.00' East  58o 26.00' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 2,375 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2003

Eesti Ornitiliigiaühing (EOÜ)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1998-2003  8 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1995-2003  20-30 males only  unknown  A1, C1, C6  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Alam-Pedja - EE0080374 Birds Directive 34,493 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Kärevere - EE0080371 Birds Directive 2,497 protected area overlaps with site 1,554  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  60%
Grassland   12%
Shrubland   16%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
forestry 65%
nature conservation and research 68%
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kärevere. Downloaded from on 03/05/2015

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