Last Updated on March 4, 2023
In 2023 9th May is observed as the world migratory bird day. World migratory bird day aims to create awareness and highlight the need to conserve migratory birds and their habitats. This day creates awareness in three major areas. One is it creates awareness about the threats faced by the migratory bird. The second one is it creates awareness of the ecological importance, and the third one creates awareness of the need to conserve the resources in our ecosystem.
History of World Migratory Bird Day
World Migratory Bird Day was first observed in the year of 2006, and the United Nations established it. Every year world migratory bird day will observe on the second Saturday of May. This day was started to be observed to create awareness and to protect the migratory birds. So this was the awareness campaign that the United Nations created.
Things to do on World Migratory Bird Day
- Create a bird-friendly habit.
Hundreds of birds suffer from a single person’s behavior destroying 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.
Chemical pesticides and other chemical substances like paints, wood preservatives, flea collars, and disinfectants affect the birds and keep them away from that situation. If possible, try to stop using those chemical substances; if not, avoid them to the maximum extent.
- Avoid throwing plastics
The plastics which are thrown away by human beings create a problem for the birds. Sometimes, the bird’s peak will stick into the plastic covers or ropes that the human being thrown, so avoid throwing plastics and appropriately dispose of them.
- Be a bird person and start to feed them.
It is good to be a bird person, and there are many things you can admire about birds. So if possible, be a bird person. Daily you can keep a bowl of 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 most people like, 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 the bird has fruit or something, it swallows the seed, and during its excretion, the seed comes out and starts to grow. So in a lifetime, a bird at least grows hundreds of trees and plays a vital role in building the ecosystem.
So on this national migratory bird day, start a good bird-friendly habit and try to follow it. Create awareness for your friends by uploading things about the migratory bird.
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