Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
A nationally important site for breeding Merops apiaster and Saxicola torquata.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaiserstuhl. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.