The cockatiel with an attitude, who is convinced cats exists as something for him to stand on.  He'll say "Hello" when you go by his cage, and then tells you he is a "Pretty Bird...See the Birdie."  So vanity is not one of his strong points.  And if in doubt he'll ask you, "What are you doing?"

His flying is another adventure.  Imagine a pinball with wings and you get the idea.