Parrots are a rare, harmless animal in Minecraft that can be found in 5 different colors: blue, green, red, cyan, or grey. Keep reading to find out how to find and tame a Minecraft parrot along with much more information you may not know about these beautiful mobs.
How to Find a Parrot in Minecraft
Parrots can only be found in jungle biomes. They only spawn on leaves, logs, and grass blocks that are above the Y 70 level.
But how can you find a jungle biome in Minecraft? Jungle biomes are one of the rarest biomes in the game. In fact, they only take up 0.00001% of your world on average. I remember it taking me days to find a jungle biome on one of my old survival single-player worlds.
How to Tame a Parrot in Minecraft
After you have found your desired parrot, you need to feed it. The 4 possible items that can be used to tame a parrot are wheat seeds, melon seeds, pumpkin seeds, and beetroot seeds. The easiest one out of this list would be to use wheat seeds as you can easily find grass everywhere in the Jungle biome.
Many people include a cookie in their list. They clearly have not tested it. Scroll down to our ‘Cool Facts about Minecraft Parrots’ to find out what happens when you feed a cookie to a parrot.
Check out our YouTube video if you prefer to watch a visual demonstration:
How to get your Parrot on your Shoulder
Did you know you can get your parrot to perch on your character’s shoulder? This can straightforwardly be done by walking into your tamed parrot. If you want to be extra fancy, you can have two parrots, one on each shoulder.
Do not expect the parrot to stay on if you fall by 1 or more blocks, take any sort of damage, enter the water, and fall to sleep.
How to Breed Parrots in Minecraft
It would be really cool if you could breed parrots in Minecraft. But unfortunately, it is impossible. The only way to tame more parrots is by finding others in jungle biomes.
Cool Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Minecraft Parrots
- If you play music in a jukebox near a parrot, it will pull out its dance moves!
- A parrot has 3 health hearts
- Feeding a cookie to a parrot makes it instantly die…
- A killed parrot drops feathers
- Parrots can imitate the noises of nearby mobs, including creepers. Can be scary right!?
- A parrot used to change colors while dancing to music. Unfortunately, it no longer does… How boring!
- Nether portals will not operate if you have a parrot perched on your shoulder
- Parrots can swim
- You can use a lead on a pet parrot
- After a recent update, right-clicking on your pet parrot makes it sit
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some more frequently asked questions that people search on Google.
What do Parrots do in Minecraft?
As already discussed, parrots are friendly animals that can fly around jungle biomes for short periods. They imitate the sounds of nearby creatures and can dance if you place music near them. It is possible to have a pet parrot by taming them with wheat seeds. Once you tame a pet parrot, the parrot can perch on your shoulder and you can instruct your parrot to sit.
How to Feed a Parrot in Minecraft
Parrots love all types of seeds. Right-clicking a parrot with a wheat, melon, pumpkin, or beetroot seed will feed it. Remember, do not feed a cookie!
Do Parrots Teleport in Minecraft?
Only tamed parrots will teleport when there is a large distance between you both. If you are traveling via sea, your parrot will not teleport! Commanding it to sit means it will no longer follow or teleport to you.
How to Heal Parrots in Minecraft
A pet dog or cat can be healed by feeding them. However, a pet parrot does not heal if you feed them. You will need to splash them with a healing potion.
How to train a parrot in Minecraft
Parrots cannot be trained in Minecraft. However, you can instruct them to sit by right-clicking on the bird. You can also get the parrot to perch on your shoulder by walking or nudging into them.