Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 5,389 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (baseline)
An alluvial flood-plain in the meander zone of the upper Rhine. Former riverbeds are surrounded by broad reed Phragmites fringes, softwood riparian forest and relict hardwood riverine forest. Other lowland habitat-types include arable land, meadows, groves and hedges.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.