An 18-km stretch of the River Rhine containing riverine forest, Salix scrub, small rapids, gravel-banks and springs. A further 10 km of the river is embanked. Additional habitat-types include dry former riverine forest, Pinus forest, dry grassland and gravel-pits.
This is an important site for wintering wildfowl.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Neuenburg - Breisach. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2020.