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Borgefjell National Park - BirdForum Opus

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A large area of mountains with marshes, lakes and fast-flowing rivers, coniferous forest and birch woodland and scrub.


Notable Species

The birds are typical of such habitats in Scandinavia including Rough-legged Buzzard, Rock Ptarmigan and Snow Bunting in the more open areas, Taiga Bean Goose and Lesser White-fronted Goose, Temminck's Stint and Red-necked Phalarope in the marshes and Common Goldeneye and Goosander on the lakes.

Just to the north is a large lake, Rossvatn with breeding Common Scoter and Black-throated Diver.


Birds you can see here include:

Black-throated Diver, Taiga Bean Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Long-tailed Duck, Common Scoter, Common Goldeneye, Goosander, Rough-legged Buzzard, Willow Ptarmigan, Rock Ptarmigan, Eurasian Dotterel, Temminck's Stint, Red-necked Phalarope, Long-tailed Skua, Snowy Owl, Bluethroat, Fieldfare, Redwing, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Brambling, Snow Bunting

Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

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Access and Facilities

The main base for the area is Fellingfors which lies on Norway's main northerly road. The park is east of the town and Rossvatn lies to the north.

Contact Details

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External Links

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Content and images originally posted by Steve