20 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sparrows are highly adaptive birds as there are records of them living and breeding 2000ft underground in a coalmine. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • World Sparrow Day is observed on March 20
  • Sparrows have several broods every year, with the female laying three to five eggs
  • Sparrow chicks are ready to leave the nest 15 days after their birth

20 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sparrows have become a rare sight in recent years due to habitat issues and rise in urbanisation. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Nature Forever Society of India and Eco-Sys Action Foundation of France started observing World Sparrow Day
  • Sparrows are known to live in the backyards and green patches in urban areas
  • It can be helpful to teach children to leave some water and grains in the balcony for the sparrows