Published on: March 21, 2022

WORLD SPARROW DAY

WORLD SPARROW DAY

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World Sparrow Day is celebrated every year on 20 March

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AIM – Spread awareness about the decline of the domestic sparrow

2022 THEME  – ‘I Love Sparrows’

SPARROW

  • Most commonly found bird species in urban cities
  • Widespread across the world, inhabiting every continent except Antarctica, and countries like China and Japan. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa.

In India

  • Found throughout the country
  • In the eastern Himalayas, the house sparrow species is replaced by the Eurasian tree sparrow.
  • State bird of Bihar and Delhi.
  • IUCN Red List: Least Concern

Causes of Decline:

  • The unfriendly architecture of our homes.
  • The use of chemical fertilizers in crops.
  • Noise pollution.
  • Exhaust fumes from vehicles.