Minecraft Parrots

Everything you need to know about Parrots in Minecraft
Everything about Parrots in MinecraftArticle posted on June 14, 2023 - 11:00 PM
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Minecraft Parrots were initially added in the Minecraft 1.12 World of Color Update. They can dance to the music from a jukebox, accompany you on your journeys, and much more! This article will teach you everything you should know about parrots. So stay tuned and keep reading!

Where can you find Parrots in Minecraft?

Parrots can spawn in jungle biomes in groups of up to two. You can usually find them closer to the ground instead of up in the trees. You can also spawn them yourself with a parrot spawn egg.

There are five different color variations that you can find in your Minecraft world:
  • Red
  • Gray
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Cyan
Banner with all the colors of Minecraft Parrots
Despite there being various colors, they all behave the same way. Parrots are passive mobs and are always curious about mobs close to them. They will come close to them and surround them. When Parrots are attacked, they will sometimes fly up to stay out of reach of further attacks.

How to get Parrots on your shoulder in Minecraft?

Tamed parrots will randomly decide to fly toward you and get on your shoulder. You can have up to two parrots on your shoulders. Parrots are also considerably safe on your shoulders.

Parrot sitting on shoulder of Minecraft character
As long as they are sitting there, they will not take any damage. And since they only have three hearts, you should be careful around them.

How to remove a Parrot from your shoulder?

Removing a parrot off your shoulder is as easy as it sounds. Just jump, and they will get off your shoulder. If you enter a boat or go into the water, they will not get off your shoulder. So if you want to travel with them, you can go on a boat and they will follow along. This is how it looks when you are in a boat with a parrot on your shoulder:

Minecraft Character sitting in a boat with a parrot on his shoulder

How to tame a Parrot in Minecraft?

You now know that tamed parrots randomly decide to sit on your shoulders. To tame a parrot, you will have to feed the parrot its favorite food. But what do parrots eat in Minecraft?

Parrots eat any kind of seed ranging from wheat seeds to the new torchflower seeds. You can also use melon seeds and pumpkin seeds, for example. You should also keep in mind not to feed a cookie to a parrot. It will poison them and then kill them.

How to breed Parrots in Minecraft?

To breed a parrot, you will first have to tame it. Once you tame it, you can feed two parrots, and they will enter love mode. A baby parrot will then spawn shortly after.

What else should you know about Parrots?

From time to time, parrots will imitate the sounds of mobs around them. They even imitate hostile mobs, such as the warden. They used to be able to also imitate endermen. However, that was removed from the game.

If you right-click parrots, they will sit down and will not move until you right-click them again. And last but not least, they will dance to the music from jukeboxes. Yes, that also includes the terrifying music discs that you can find.

Parrot Dancing near a Jukebox in Minecraft
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