A flat, almost treeless plain, of predominantly arable land at the border with Slovakia and Hungary. Two small villages are within the boundaries of the area as well as several large gravel-pits.
An important site for species associated with arable agriculture. The local Otis tarda population extends into Hungary and Slovakia.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heideboden. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2020.