Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2 (2014)
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Area: 8,850 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high not assessed not assessed
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Site description
Four wetlands consisting mainly of tidal mudflats and shallow seas, separated from agricultural land by small areas of meadow and saltmarsh.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern which do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering). The IBA also supports notable numbers of Podiceps auritus (49 on passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ørlandet. Downloaded from on 09/05/2021.