Rhine flats Nonnenweier - Kehl

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 3,938 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Situated in the valley of the embanked Rhine, the IBA comprises Quercus-Ulmus and Quercus-Carpinus riverine forest, dry grassland, meadows, large gravel-pits, reedbeds (Phragmites), springs, arable land and orchards.

Key biodiversity
This is an important stop-over site for a range of passage waterbirds. Breeding species include Anas strepera, Alcedo atthis and Dendrocopos medius.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Nonnenweier - Kehl. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.