Site description (2000 baseline)
Dovrefjell is the only boreal montane ecosystem in Norway which is still relatively intact and unaffected by man's activities. It is a typical boreal montane area, with broad marshy valleys and forest of birch Betula. The National Park is a major recreation area. A railway and a road pass through the Landscape Protection Area.
A notable breeding site for several species of wader, duck and raptor.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dovrefjell. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/dovrefjell-iba-norway on 30/09/2023.