CrackitToday App

World Sparrow Day 2022

World Sparrow Day:

Every year March 20 is observed as World Sparrow Day to raise awareness about the bird.

  • The first World Sparrow Day was celebrated in 2010 in different parts of the world.
  • The theme for this year is “Monitor the Sparrows & other common birds”.
  • World Sparrow Day is an initiative of the Nature Forever Society, which is a non-government organisation (NGO) run by Mohammed Dilawar, who’s an internationally acclaimed conservationist.
  • Sparrow is a very social bird and is gregarious at all seasons when feeding, often forming flocks with other types of bird.
  • House sparrows are becoming extinct everywhere, including in India.
  • Experts say there’s a need to spread awareness on their conservation.