World Sparrow Day 2012 in Nepal


To mark sparrow conservation efforts and make people aware about the threat facing house sparrows, 20 March is celebrated as “World Sparrow Day” and this year Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) celebrated this day by counting sparrows (House Sparrow and Eurasian Tree Sparrow) on 17 and 18 March 2012 in various part of the country. Awareness materials such as 1000 copies of poster on Sparrows of Nepal and leaflets were also distributed to public with an aim to aware people about sparrows of Nepal. Awareness campaigns were organized at various part of country among the school students and local communities.