Vallée du Rhin : Strasbourg à Lauterbourg

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 11,000 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
The site includes a river and riverine forest, canals, pools, marshes, meadows, broadleaved forests and heathlands.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Anas platyrhynchos 25,940). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Branta ruficollis (wintering); Aythya nyroca (1-10 passage individuals); Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Rhin : Strasbourg à Lauterbourg. Downloaded from on 19/04/2021.