Bitėnai white stork colony
For a long time in the center of the Bitėnai village lived crows in the pine forest. About the year 1974 storks observed the pine forest near the Nemunas. One young man, who lived nearby, loaded transport hub, offering storks like to settle here. This was the beginning. Storks began to make its nests in the pine forest and people are left wondering. In theory the white stork no nests coniferous trees. However in the Bitėnai pine forest they settled permanently. Now Bitėnai stork colony have 23 nests, in some pines there are even two nests. In summer, the life of storks can be watched from nearby. There are special eyeglass adapted the image increases 60 times. This is a great educational attraction for children.