An upland landscape supporting Fagus and Quercus forest, native montane coniferous forest and near-natural montane mixed forest (Fagus-Abies-Picea). Interspersed with these are areas of heathland, dry grassland, moist meadow, lightly improved meadow and pasture, raised bog, reed- Phragmites and sedge-beds, springs and screes.
An important site for breeding species of upland and forest habitats such as Tetrao urogallus, Glaucidium passerinum and Aegolius funereus.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Black Forest, east of the Murg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.