In 2020 9th May is observed as the world migratory bird day. The objective of the world migratory bird day is to create awareness and to highlight the need for the conservation of migratory birds and its habitats. This day creates awareness on three major areas, one is it creates the awareness about the threats faced by the migratory bird, the second one is it creates awareness on the ecological importance and the third one is it creates awareness on the need for conserving the resources in our ecosystem.
History of World Migratory Bird Day
World Migratory Bird Day was first observed on the year of 2006 and it was established by the United Nations. Every year world migratory bird day will observe on the second Saturday of May. This day was started to observed to create awareness and to protect the migratory birds. So this was the awareness campaign that was created by the United Nation.
Things to do on World Migratory Bird Day
- Create a bird-friendly habit
Hundreds of birds are suffering by a single person’s behavior that destroys the natural resources, it includes cutting down the trees, spitting chewing gums on the ground, improper blade disposal, etc. So, take a resolution that the above-mentioned behaviors and start a bird-friendly habit and follow it.
- Stop using harmful pesticides
The chemical pesticides and other chemical substances like the paints, wood preservatives, flea collars, and disinfectant affects the birds and keep the birds away from that situation. So if possible try to stop using those chemical substances if not at least avoid it to the maximum extent.
- Avoid throwing plastics
The plastics which are thrown away by the human being create a problem for the birds. Sometimes the peak of the bird will stick into the plastic covers or ropes that the human being thrown, so avoid throwing plastics and dispose it in an appropriate way.
- Be a bird person and start to feed them
It is good to be a bird person, there are a lot of things that you can get admired by the birds. So if possible be a bird person. Daily you can keep a rice and water in two different bowls and keep it on your terrace or balcony. Instead of doing a bad thing to the bird start a nice thing that you can do.
Why Everyone Loves World Migratory Bird Day?
- Birds have a special place in everyone’s heart
Birds are the ones that are liked by most of the people and they have a lot of things that can mesmerize a man. They do a lot of cute things and they make crazy sounds.
- Birds developing ecosystem
Every time when the bird is having fruit or something it swallows the seed also and during its excretion, the seed comes out and it will start to grow. So in a lifetime, a bird at lease grows hundreds of trees and plays a vital role in building the ecosystem.
So on this national migratory bird day, start a good habit that is bird-friendly and try to follow it. Create awareness for your friends by uploading the things about the migratory bird.
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