Year of compilation: 2000
The site comprises part of the former flood-plain of the now embanked River Rhine. Habitat-types include Quercus
forest, springs and large gravel-pits.
A nationally important site for breeding Alcedo atthis
and for passage and wintering wildfowl.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is a proposed Ramsar Site.
LowIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Breisach - Sasbach with Limberg. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.