Cockatoos - student project

I'm pretty happy with how this turned out but I feel like the finishing details are a little messy. Any tips on keeping the project more minimalist/clean? I had trouble not using smaller brushstrokes for feathers vs. spots. Great class per usual!

 Cockatoos - image 1 - student project

Inspo pic birds

Cockatoos - image 2 - student project

Inspo pic plants