Rhine flats Breisach - Sasbach with Limberg

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3 (2002)
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Area: 1,140 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The site comprises part of the former flood-plain of the now embanked River Rhine. Habitat-types include Quercus-Ulmus, Quercus-Carpinus and Populus forest, springs and large gravel-pits.

Key biodiversity
A nationally important site for breeding Alcedo atthis and for passage and wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Breisach - Sasbach with Limberg. Downloaded from on 06/07/2022.