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World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day is held on March 20. This event in the second decade of the month March is annual. Help us Help us 
20 March - World Sparrow Day
Sparrows can survive between 4 and 5 years in the wild. Sparrows usually fly at the speed of 24 miles per hour. When needed (in the case of danger), they can accelerate to the speed of 31 miles per hour. Sparrow is a symbol of loyalty in Japan owing to its friendly nature and ability to live in groups.
journals.plos.org: We have found individual consistency in three behavioral traits in house sparrows, which correspond to three main dimensions of animal personality, namely exploration-avoidance, shyness-boldness, and activity. We have also found evidence that these personality traits form a behavioral syndrome.
World Sparrow Day is an initiative of the Nature Forever Society, which is a non-government organisation (NGO) run by Mohammed Dilawar, who's an internationally acclaimed conservationist. On World Sparrow Day on March 20, experts say there's a need to spread awareness on their conservation. The main reasons for their decline are believed to be increasing pollution, urbanisation, global warming and vanishing ecological resources.

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