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What Eats Parrots?

What Eats Parrots? What Do Parrots Eat?

Parrots are found in all the world’s tropical rainforests. Those same forests are also home to creatures that eat parrots.

The main predators, or natural enemies, of parrots, are birds of prey, such as hawks, owls, and eagles, and large snakes such as pythons and boa constrictors. Snakes grab parrots when they are resting on tree branches, while birds of prey attack them when they are flying as well as when they are at rest.

The black eagle of Asia often attacks and eats parrots and other birds when they are in their nests!

Monkeys also eat parrot eggs and baby parrots whenever they can find them.

As for the question of what a parrot eats—parrots eat a variety of fruits, nuts, and seeds.

What Eats Parrots Three Red Macaws
What Eats Parrots Three Red Macaws

Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.
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