So this is a breakdown of the model, wireframe, textured and finally hair added. It's a kiwi bird if you didn't know already. I looked at lots of photos, skeletons, cartoon drawings and other animations to get inspired... but oddly I totally forgot what got me interested in the kiwi to begin with... this short animation which I think s brilliant!
I saw it years ago and honestly if I had remembered it, my version would have come out very different. Still I'm happy enough with mine for now.
I used the Character object in C4D for the rigging, they have bird template That was pretty simple to use as it's just a body with a hard and legs... no wings or arms or hands or anything complicated.
When done I made a little walk sequence.
Then took it little further and decided he should take a stroll in my kitchen.