Country/territory: Norway

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i (2014)
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Area: 950 ha

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 favourable medium low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
An estuary of the Gaula river with a small island (Storøra) and extensive tidal mudflats and coastal shallows.

Key biodiversity
The area holds a range of waders and wildfowl in good numbers. Species of global conservation concern which do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (2 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gaulosen. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.