A hilly area dominated by arable agriculture near the border with the Czech Republic. Small remnants of wet meadows and dry grasslands remain, each less than 1-2 km2in total. Woodland is confined to small patches.
An important site for breeding farmland birds with an stable Otis tarda population.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western Weinviertel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2020.