The one thing which attracts me to Kathmandu is the chirping and frolic of sparrows everywhere. We have successfully banished them from all our towns and villages in India. In India, our children will see them only on TV, museums and blogs like this ::
http://manipalblog.com/2011/10/where-has-the-chirp-gone/. Or, if you want to see the real birds, come to Kathmandu.