An alluvial area dominated by grassland in areas that flood and arable agriculture in areas that do not.
An important area for passage migrants. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (4-9 breeding pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lahn valley from Marburg to Wetzlar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/07/2020.