NO041
Dovrefjell


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding 2004-2013 25-60 breeding pairs A1, A3
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca VU breeding 2004-2013 25-60 breeding pairs A1
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC breeding 2004-2013 25-60 breeding pairs A3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC breeding 2004-2013 10-40 breeding pairs A3
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 2014 max 10 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC breeding 2014 common A3
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii LC breeding 2013 present A3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC breeding 2005-2014 common A3
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC breeding 2005-2014 present A3
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 2013 400-600 breeding pairs A1, B1i, B2
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC breeding 2004-2013 100-200 breeding pairs A3
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus LC breeding 2013 present A3
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 2005-2014 max 10 breeding pairs A3
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 2005-2014 < 50 breeding pairs B2
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus LC breeding 2013 common A3
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus LC resident 2013 frequent A3, B2
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus LC breeding 2013 frequent A3
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis LC breeding 2013 common A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Veslehjerkinntjønnin Naturreservat 203 protected area contained by site 0
Vesle Hjerkinn Landskapsvernområde 1,158 protected area contained by site 0
Torbudalen Biotopvern etter viltloven 9,435 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rondane Nasjonalpark 96,897 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nordre Snøfjelltjørn Naturreservat 311 protected area contained by site 0
Mesætermyre Naturreservat 293 protected area contained by site 0
Meløyfloen Naturreservat 510 protected area contained by site 0
Knutshø Landskapsvernområde 91,048 protected area contained by site 0
Kattuglehøi Naturreservat 27 protected area contained by site 0
Jora Landskapsvernområde 4,970 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hjerkinnholen Naturreservat 170 protected area contained by site 0
Hjerkinn/Kongsvoll/Drivdalen Landskapsvernområde 6,670 protected area contained by site 0
Haukskardmyrin Naturreservat 111 protected area contained by site 0
Grimsdalsmyrene Naturreservat 48 protected area contained by site 0
Grimsdalen Landskapsvernområde 12,068 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fokstumyra Naturreservat 1,799 protected area contained by site 750
Fokstumyra Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,799 protected area contained by site 0
Fokstugu Landskapsvernområde 7,943 protected area contained by site 0
Flåman Naturreservat 2,912 protected area contained by site 0
Einunndalsranden Naturreservat 20 protected area contained by site 0
Drivdalen-Kongsvoll-Hjerkinn Landscape Protected Area 6,600 protected area contained by site 6,600
Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella Nasjonalpark 169,859 protected area contained by site 25,580
Dovre Nasjonalpark 29,047 protected area contained by site 0
Bjørndalen Naturreservat 203 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Åmotsdalen Landskapsvernområde 1,340 protected area contained by site 0
Åmotan-Grøvudalen Landskapsvernområde 15,438 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs, Scree & boulders -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dovrefjell. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2022.