do birds in minecraft mimic mobs

Even so, there’s always a chance that the sound you hear could just be an impersonation of our mob of the month, the parrot, rather than the undead’s signature groan.

If a player tames a parrot, the bird will follow them until they are instructed to sit with the use button. A parrot sitting on the ground will move through you and land on your shoulder, giving you a pirate-like appearance. Additionally, having two shoulders allows you to carry two parrots simultaneously.

Parrots mostly just flap around the area where they spawn. They are curious and enjoy congregating near other mobs, whether they are players or not, where you can frequently hear them mimicking the sounds of surrounding animals. They can be domesticated by giving them seeds, but they cannot reproduce like most passive mobs.

One of the most intelligent bird families is the parrot family, which is distinguished by certain species’ capacity to mimic human speech. This and their stunning coloring make them a popular choice for pets. Regretfully, this indicates that wild parrot populations are declining; of the 100 million parrots that are thought to exist today, about half are believed to reside in human homes.

Probably because they are so colorful, parrots first appeared in the Overworld’s jungles after the June 2017 World of Color update. Actually, parrots come in five different colors: red, green, blue, gray, and cyan.

How to Get a Parrot on Your Shoulder

A tamed parrot will follow you about and will even jump up onto your shoulder if they see you.

Additionally, you could have one tamed parrot on each shoulder if you own two.

All of the methods for getting a parrot off your shoulder are listed below.

  • Take damage.
  • Fall from a high place.
  • Go in water.
  • Sleep
  • Swim in Lava (The Parrot will take damage too)

Quick Tips and Facts About Parrots

  • Parrots like to mimic the sounds of other mobs
  • It’s well known that parrots congregate with various types of mobs.
  • A parrot will start to dance if it is close to a jukebox that is playing music.


Can parrots mimic mobs in Minecraft?

They in Minecraft can be found in either cyan, green, blue, red, or gray color. Parrots can be tamed by feeding them either beetroot, pumpkin, wheat, or melon seeds; upon being tamed they will ride on the players’ shoulders mimicking the noise of mobs found close to the player.

Do birds do anything in Minecraft?

Parrots in Minecraft can be used as an early detection system as well as decoration; they can ride on player’s shoulders and will imitate mobs sounds from up to 20 cubical blocks away. The parrot version of the sounds will be slightly higher pitch, but it will give players a heads up if they are close to a hostile mob.

Why are my parrots making zombie noises?

It’s all because of their mimicking feature. Parrots will mimic the sounds of any nearby mobs. It happens to be that the mimicking sounds parrots make are REALLY ANNOYING, especially that of zombies. I suggest that parrots should only mimic hostile mobs and their mimicking noises should be much quieter.

Do parrots follow mobs in Minecraft?

Parrots mostly just flap around the area where they spawn. They’re inquisitive and like to crowd around other mobs – players or otherwise – where you’ll often hear them mimicking the sounds of nearby creatures. They can be tamed by feeding them seeds, but unlike most passive mobs they can’t be bred.