Sparrow decline

Survey confirms sparrow decline in cities

A survey has confirmed for the first time the widely believed theory that rapid urbanisation has taken a toll on the population of tiny sparrows in the cities all over the country.

Mar 26, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

Sparrow decline indicates serious environmental change: Experts

House sparrows are an indicator of the environmental health of an area, and their disappearance could be linked to a rise in infectious diseases and ecological change, say experts.

May 09, 2012, 15:51 PM IST