Birds are exquisite animals that is important in ecosystem, which is why we should celebrate them on National Bird Day – The day held on January 5th, to appreciate everything the birds do and to raise awareness for the adversity they face on a daily basis.
There’s a phrase saying “canary in the coal mine” was named after birds for a reason. It is because they’re the barometers of our planet’s environmental health. As celebrating National Bird Day, birds are the keystone species in the ecosystems, signifiers of its health and vitality.
Sadly, in fact birds is a massive animal group under particular threat. According to Born Free USA, nearly 12 percent of the world’s almost 10,000 bird species are in danger of extinction. Born Free USA emphasizes the importance of National Bird Day and lists it as a day to shine a spotlight on issues critical to the protection and survival of birds, both in captive and wild.
How to Celebrate National Bird Day
Learn More about Birds
Of all the living creatures present on our planet, birds are the most magnificent ones. They are vibrant ones, bustling with melodious music and lively colours. Birds also important for many reasons, such as being valuable part of nature’s ecosystem. So, the first things we can do is to learn about the presence of this precious animals.
Know the Risks of Bird Extinction
On a serious note, approximately 12 percent of the world’s bird species could face extinction in the next century if we don’t do anything. The largest components of these threats of extinction mostly because of habitat destruction and pet trade.
To Celebrate National Bird Day, self-educate about the bird’s plight is the most simple things to do. Because the survival of the world’s birds hinges on public awareness as well as support for conservation efforts all over the world.
You can also help raise awareness of conservation program by visiting conservation institute such as Bali Safari Park. As in here, we launched the Bali Starling Aviary to help breed programs and increase their population. Get involved now and be part of birds welfare movement!