IBA criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 5,389 ha
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.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/3553 on 10/06/2023.