IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,240 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2010||not assessed||very unfavourable||not assessed|
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Site description (baseline)
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.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Skallingen and Langli. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2972 on 02/06/2023.