Rhine flats Nonnenweier - Kehl

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
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.

Protected areas
National Partial International LowIBA overlaps Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rhine flats Nonnenweier - Kehl. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.