House sparrow

World Sparrow Day: 'Mindless urbanisation', lack of emotional connect has threatened sparrow population

World Sparrow Day: 'Mindless urbanisation', lack of emotional connect has threatened sparrow population

The house sparrow that was declared the 'State Bird of Delhi' in 2012 is becoming a victim of 'mindless urbanisation', which is depriving the bird of its natural habitat.

Mar 19, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar Chief Nitish Kumar Friday expressed concern over extinction of state bird House Sparrow, and ordered the forest department to launch a special campaign to conserve the bird.

Jun 19, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

'Extinct' Myanmar bird rediscovered after 73 years

A bird that was long thought to have gone extinct has been rediscovered in Myanmar after a team of scientists used a recording of its distinctive call to track it down.

Mar 07, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Workshop on World Environment day to preserve house sparrow

On the occasion of World Environment day, the Canadian High Commission is organising a summer workshop here on June 4 for children to promote protection of house sparrow, a threatened species.

May 31, 2013, 20:34 PM IST

President Mukherjee supports sparrow conservation

Nature Forever Society (NFS), which works for the conservation of house sparrows, said Monday that President Pranab Mukherjee supports the cause.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:34 PM IST

House sparrow is now Delhi`s state bird

The humble House Sparrow was on Tuesday declared as `state bird` of Delhi by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Aug 14, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

House sparrow is Delhi`s state bird

The humble house sparrow was Tuesday conferred the status of Delhi`s `state bird`.

Aug 14, 2012, 19:01 PM IST