Rhine flats Haltingen - Neuenburg and foothills

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3 (2002)
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Area: 1,746 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A stretch of the Rhine river valley comprising riverine forest, dry, over-utilized riparian forest, Salix scrub, rough meadows, rapids, gravel-banks, springs, gravel-pits, arable land and the slopes of the foothills.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species include Pernis apivorus and Alcedo atthis. The site is nationally important for wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Haltingen - Neuenburg and foothills. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022.