World Sparrow Day 2023 is annually celebrated on 20th March. The main objective of celebrating World Sparrow Day 2023 is to create awareness about the threat of extinction faced by House Sparrows and other Common Birds found in an Urban environment. Read the following article to know about World Sparrow Day 2023 in detail.
World Sparrow Day 2023 Overview
Every year, World Sparrow Day is observed on 20th March since the year 2010. Environmentalists all over the world are concerned about the declining number of House Sparrows and other birds found in urban areas. This poses a serious threat to the environment as Sparrows are considered the indicator of the environmental health of any particular area.
World Sparrow Day 2023 History
In 2010, the Nature Forever Society came up with the idea for World Sparrow Day. Nature Forever Society is known for its massive efforts for the conservation of the House Sparrow and other common birds. On 20th March 2010, the first-ever World Sparrow Day was celebrated and since then it has been celebrated every year.
World Sparrow Day 2023 Significance
Sparrows, particularly the house sparrow has been a companion to humans for many centuries. People have grown up watching and enjoying the chirping of the house sparrows in their courtyard or balcony since their childhood. However, in recent years, the sightings of sparrows have decreased significantly in urban landscapes. World Sparrow Day is a step towards the actions that need to be taken to protect sparrows.
World Sparrow Day 2023 Objective
Sparrows have a significant role to play in the biodiversity of the planet as well. The rapid decline in their numbers has been on the rise in recent years. Some of the main factors that contributed to the decline in the number of sparrows are pollution, massive urbanization, radiation from mobile towers, emission of harmful gasses, use of pesticides and insecticides in farms and a few others. The objective of World Sparrow Day 2023 is to create a safe environment and reduce harmful elements to preserve the sparrows.
World Sparrow Day 2023 Celebration
World Sparrow Day 2023 aims at creating awareness about how to protect and conserve the house sparrow to maintain the ecological balance of Earth. On World Sparrow Day, people organise various programs and events to promote the idea of taking significant steps towards the to protect of the Sparrows.
World Sparrow Day 2023 Theme
The theme of World Sparrow Day 2023 is “I Love Sparrow”. The theme emphasizes the harmonious relationship between the sparrows and humans for years. The aim of the “I Love Sparrows” theme is to reminisce and cherish the amiable relationship between humans and sparrows.