Philippsburger Altrhein and Rheinschanzinsel

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 1,065 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A wetland situated in the upper Rhine valley, including riverine forest (mainly Populus), drainage ditches, reedbeds (Phragmites), gravel-pits and extensive arable lands. The site also includes the Philippsburg nuclear power-station.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Philippsburger Altrhein and Rheinschanzinsel. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.