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.
Breeding species include Pernis apivorus and Alcedo atthis. The site is nationally important for wintering wildfowl.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Haltingen - Neuenburg and foothills. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.