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Noise may shorten sparrow lives: Study

Noise may shorten sparrow lives: Study

The noise of cars honking and zooming through the streets may shorten the lifespan of sparrows growing up near the clamour, scientists said today.

Bhitarkanika a congenial habitat for sparrows

The picturesque wetland and meadows of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district has emerged as a congenial habitat for house sparrows.

World Sparrow Day: 5 things you can do to save the birds

World Sparrow Day: 5 things you can do to save the birds

Sparrows are amongst the bird species that we have been seeing since childhood. But, recent surveys have shown that their numbers are declining. 

Israel: A flock of 10,000 sparrows return almost after 2 decades

Israel: A flock of 10,000 sparrows return almost after 2 decades.

Survey on house sparrows begins

Kerala Forest Department and the Writers and Nature Lovers` Forum launched a two-day survey to document the status of house sparrows here.

Awareness campaign launched to save house sparrows

Aiming to conserve house sparrows and other neighbourhood birds, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board has launched a public awareness campaign involving students and morning walkers.

Create a home. Create a life.

Rakesh Khatri, executive director of Nature Foundation India, in conversation with Zeenews.com`s Sanjeev Kumar Dubey.

Create a home. Create a life.

Rakesh Khatri, executive director of Nature Foundation India, in conversation with Zeenews.com`s Sanjeev Kumar Dubey.

Promiscuity could be `costly` for sparrows

Usually female song sparrows stray from their breeding partner and mate with male next door.

Where have all the sparrows gone?

For a long, long time, the chubby, chirpy house sparrow lived in our midst aplenty.

Ornithologists suggest artificial breeding of house sparrows

While the world
observed the World House Sparrow Day on March 20 to focus on
the declining population of the bird, ornithologists
and bird lovers in Orissa have suggested artificial breeding
to increase their numbers.