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Gaulosen


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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2007-2013 1,460-6,200 individuals B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC passage 2010-2013 620-2,500 individuals B1i
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca VU passage 2005-2014 50-130 individuals A1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 medium favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather storms and floods happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anser anser Greylag Goose 6200 6200 individuals 100 favourable
Anser brachyrhynchus Pink-footed Goose 2500 2500 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) Unknown The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Trondheimfjord wetland system Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 670 protected area overlaps with site 0
Leinøra Nature Reserve 5 protected area contained by site 5
Gaulosen Nature Reserve 64 protected area contained by site 60
Gaulosen Naturreservat 28 protected area contained by site 0
Gaulosen Landscape Protected Area 179 protected area contained by site 179
Gaulosen Marint verneområde (naturmangfoldloven) 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats, Rivers and streams, Salt marshes -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Neritic -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gaulosen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.