Originally Posted by Augenbrauezug
I had a cockatiel once, I'll never make that mistake again. Beautiful bird, called him Nigel, but good god was he loud. I've had African Grey's and a blue and gold Macaw once, but the Cockatiel took the cake for most annoying pet I've ever had.
Actually, two is the way to go. They keep each other entertained and the noise is limited to the first minute after you get home. I go see mine for a minute and they calm right down.