/He knew the scent was familiar somehow, and looked up, expecting to see someone he could recognize. He couldn’t recognize anyone or anything up there, though, so he could only really go with whatever they did.
Maybe if he went up, he could fly up and figure out who it was? After giving his wings a few flaps, and going for a running start, though, he soon learned one very important lesson-
His wings aren’t very good for flying./