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.
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.