Rhine flats Neuenburg - Breisach

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: B1i, C3 (2002)
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Area: 2,877 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (2000 baseline)
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.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rhine flats Neuenburg - Breisach. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.