The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Anas platyrhynchos 25,000; Fulica atra 5,000). The site is also of importance for breeding woodpeckers. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1-10 breeding individuals).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Rhin : Marckolsheim à Strasbourg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2019.