Part of Lake Constance with reedbeds (Phragmites) and extensive areas of mud. Inland are tracts of riverine forest (mainly Salix), dry forest (Pinus and Fagus), ravine and hill-slope mixed forest, lightly improved hay-meadows, calcareous dry grassland, orchards, springs and cliffs.
This is an important stop-over site for passage species of wildfowl.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Überlingen of Lake Constance. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2021.