Nordre Øyeren & Sørumsneset

Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, B3 (2014)
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Area: 6,380 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 not assessed not assessed not assessed
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Site description
The largest inland delta in Scandinavia, formed by the mouths of the Glomma, Leira and Nilelva rivers flowing into Lake Øyeren. The northern part is shallow, with inland areas covered by deciduous forest, scrub, grassland and agricultural land.

Key biodiversity
An important area for migrating waterbirds, and for swans Cygnus in winter, as well as for breeding Pandion haliaetus. Breeding species of global conservation concern which do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (1-2 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nordre Øyeren & Sørumsneset. Downloaded from on 27/09/2020.