The site encompasses beaches, dunes, moors and extensive saltmarshes, as well as smaller areas of intertidal sand and mudflats.
Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Recurvirostra avosetta, Sterna sandvicensis, S. hirundo, S. paradisaea and S. albifrons. Data on breeding birds are not available for Skallingen.
National Partial International High2,240 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Skallingen og Langli, 2,240 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skallingen and Langli. Downloaded from
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