A loess-covered mountain range of volcanic origin. Although vineyards predominate, many traditional landscape elements still occur. Habitat-types include Fagus and Quercus-Carpinus forest, sub-Mediterranean scrub communities, dry grassland, loess cliffs, orchards, abandoned quarries and arable land.
A nationally important site for breeding Merops apiaster and Saxicola torquata.
National Partial International LowIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaiserstuhl. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.