A partly drained lake with large areas of marshland. The IBA consists of two discrete parts.
The site was designated as a Special Protection Area on the basis of two breeding species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive; Circus aeruginosus (no longer breeding) and C. pygargus (breeding in some years).
National Partial International High930 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Tinglev Sø, 930 ha).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tinglev Mose and Sø. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.