Vente Cape, Silute

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Ventė Cape is a headland in Nemunas Delta, located in Šilutė district, Lithuania. It is known as a rest place for many birds during their migrations, particularly the autumn migration. One of the first bird ringing stations in Europe, still in operation, was opened here by Tadas Ivanauskas in 1929.The Cape, being in the former Memel Territory, was part of Germany until 1919. The Teutonic Knights erected a castle here, called Windenburg, but it no longer exists. There is an 11-metre-high lighthouse, built in 1863 during the Prussian period, though currently it is not in use.
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  • A narrow road runs alongside the lagoon South of Klaipeda, stopped several times between German and old villages very suggestive views of the coast to Cape Vente, where there's a brick lighthouse and a Bird Observatory where we study the migratory routes, with a long Pier that allows you to have a beautiful view to the sea. Very impressive
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  • Really interesting visit to the Ventes Cape via bike. Cycled here and loved the views across to the Curonian Spit. Very interesting and interactive museum with great displays explaining about the bird...  more »
  • Vente Cape is definitely a very special place and is located on the main flyaway of migratory birds with up to 300 K (!) birds daily passing during the autumn migration. The bird ringing station was e...  more »
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