Tag: Sparrows

Where have the ubiquitous house sparrows gone ?

Where have the ubiquitous house sparrows gone ?

March 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Tomorrow is World Sparrow Day-2020. It is a day for the house sparrow — to convey the message of conservation of sparrows and other common birds and also is a day of celebration to appreciate the beauty of the common biodiversity which we take so much for granted. The house sparrow was once the…

Where have the sparrows gone?
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Where have the sparrows gone?

June 20, 2018

Sparrows, which have had a symbiotic relationship with humans for years, have been sadly deserting human company in urban areas, preferring suburban areas and the countryside, and only making brief visits to nearby human habitats. This group of sparrows pecking grains of rice were captured by SOM photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav near H.D. Kote.

‘Save the Sparrow’ campaign in city tomorrow

‘Save the Sparrow’ campaign in city tomorrow

March 24, 2018

Mysuru: When was the last time you heard a sparrow chirping? These little brown-grey, lovable, small, harmless and social birds, once found in plenty, are hardly ever sighted in cities these days. Recent surveys have shown that their numbers are declining, thanks to loss of habitat, loss of tree cover, electromagnetic radiation from mobile phone…

The Sparrows didn’t go…  …We drove them away !
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The Sparrows didn’t go… …We drove them away !

May 23, 2017

By Ragoo Rao The humble and adorable little birds, chirping and flitting around in our compounds and  courtyards, the House Sparrow is a confirmed hanger on to man ever since humans started depending on agriculture and created settlements. These birds have even been mentioned in most of our mythologies and folklores, along with the common…


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