The site comprises slightly improved grasslands, arable land, Fagus, Quercus, Alnus and Salix forest, small villages and urban areas.
The site is important for grassland species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bliesgau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.