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.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaiserstuhl. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2020.