Birdwatching in Gullfjellet
Gullfjellet is Bergen municipality’s highest mountain and rises to a height of 987 metres above sea level. The area is very popular for hikers both summer and winter. The mountain is quite often exposed to intense weather in form of rain or fog. However, on a day with fair weather, you will have a great experience. You will get to see many birds, in addition to the great view. Typical mountain species that can be spotted are Eurasian Dotterel, Rock Ptarmigan, Rough-legged Hawk, and Snow Bunting. A city of this size with such easy access to the mountain is quite unique. So if you live in or around Bergen, a trip to Gullfjellet is definitely recommended. And if you are just travelling by, you should also consider a visit.