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Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante

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Nidos-Smiltynes pl., Juodkrante, Lithuania
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Not many birds

Sadly in August we were not treated to the sight of many birds, though you could see the results of... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
incite_wanderlust
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York, United Kingdom
No birds

You can walk to this spot from Juodkrante, buy it is about 2/2,5 kilometers. Its one straight wat... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Zoë S
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Sadly in August we were not treated to the sight of many birds, though you could see the results of all the bird poo in the ruined trees around the area.

Thank incite_wanderlust
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

You can walk to this spot from Juodkrante, buy it is about 2/2,5 kilometers. Its one straight wat south out of Juodkrante, when the road bends left there is a sign to the spot. There you find a platform. Only when we were there we...More

Thank Zoë S
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Fascinating birds, and in the Nehrung it seems they have grown rather used to people. Ironically, in my country we eat these birds while eels are protected. In Lithuania, it seems things are the other way around. Here they protect the cormorants and eat the...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Quite an experience. The scenery is really something different and the watching of the birds is somehow addictive.

Thank Monika Z
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Very close to Juodkrante, but a bit hard to find. If you bike to Nida, you will find it in the end of Joudkrante, on the right side. Absolutely great show! Thousands of birds in their nests. Perfect for all nature lovers!

Thank Yu-Yushenka
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Whatever you may think of Comorants, this place is worth a visit since it is rather a rare sight for most people. The Comorant population has increased greatly since I first visited ten years ago, and now counts many thousands. The place can be a...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I recommend to visit this place and to see this big colony of cormorants. Sound and view there are unbelievable. The forest there is dead and you will not see such view anywhere else in Lithuania.

Thank Lina V
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Oh my god! These ugly birds are killing 100 years old forest. You must do something about it. The smells is awful.. Worth to see how to much is bad for a nature..

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Useless to argue "is it worth seeing?". It is a colony of herons and cormorans. They nest here, and since their excrements are acidic, nothing grows below their nests. Simple as that. It is on the main road, so - you can spend 10 mins...More

1  Thank Faules
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

For anybody interested in birds this is one of the most amazing sites - cormorants living in trees. These are not a small number. This is a very well established colony. Actually it has been increasing in size so fast that they have been trying...More

Thank md1mm
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