World Sparrow Day was observed on 20 March 2014. The day is observed to create awareness about the House Sparrow and other common birds and the need for their protection. The theme for this year is Rise for the Sparrow.
About World Sparrow Day
The First World Sparrow Day was celebrated in 2010. World Sparrow Day is observed on 20 March annually. It is an international initiative of Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and many national and international organisations.
World Sparrow Day aims to provide a meeting ground for people from different parts of the world to come together to play an important role in advocacy and in spreading the awareness on the need of conserving common biodiversity or species.