Vallée du Rhin : Village-neuf à Biescheim

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 5,690 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
An area of rivers, riverine forest, deciduous woodland, heathland, marsh, reedbed (Phragmites) and arable land.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Anas platyrhynchos 12,000; Aythya ferina 3,000; Aythya fuligula 3,500; Fulica atra 3,000; Larus ridibundus 10,000). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1-10 passage individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Rhin : Village-neuf à Biescheim. Downloaded from on 22/06/2021.