Lake Storsjøen

Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B3 (2014)
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Area: 5,700 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 high favourable negligible
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Site description
A shallow lake (up to 17 m deep) surrounded by mixed forest, Alnus forest and agricultural land. It is normally ice-covered in winter.

Key biodiversity
A wide range of waterbirds stage here on passage.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Storsjøen. Downloaded from on 19/09/2020.