Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.