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World Sparrow Day is observed on 20 March

World Sparrow Day is observed on 20th March. It is observed every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the importance of sparrows in the ecosystem.
It also conveys the message of conservation of sparrows that are disappearing faster than other common birds.

  • The theme for the 2020 World Sparrow Day is 'I Love Sparrow.'
  • The day aims to teach the public about the threat of polluted urban environments and non-caring humans to the house sparrow population and to other common bird species.

  • The World Sparrow Day was initiated by the founder of The Nature Forever Society, Mohammed Dilawar. He also started many projects, including the BiodiverCity Photo Competition, the annual Sparrow Awards, Project Save Our Sparrows, and the Common Bird Monitoring of India program.
  • The first World Sparrow Day was observed in the year 2010. In 2011, the World Sparrow Awards were instituted.
  • The award recognizes the individuals who have made the biggest contributions toward conserving the environment and protecting common species.
Published date : 21 Mar 2020 05:00PM

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