Bird tattoo is getting popular for the large avian spectrum on earth. And it makes it possible for people to choose beloved birds for their tattoos. Among the many of bird tattoos, parrot tattoo is especially eye-catching and attractive. It appears on the limbs and bodies of both man and woman. If you are new to parrot, you may wonder the reason behind why people love the take the bird so much.
Why do people get parrot tattoos?
Parrots of various species feature colorful plumage and long tailed feathers, which makes them cute and lovely. A sitting parrot, either black and white or colored, could become vivid design in the hands of an artist. However, what makes parrot tattoo meaningful is something behind appearance. People take the tattoo to express their love, appreciation and identities. Some of parrots are native species. For example, the Sisserou parrot is regarded as the National Bird of Dominica. So a tattoo with this bird would be the identity recognition for the indigenous.
People love the parrot is also for the unique dispositions of some species. For example, the lovebird, a litter parrot endemic to the African continent, is very affectionate towards its monogamous partner. For this behavior, the term lovebird has been used to describe loving couples. Therefore, taking a lovebird tattoo would be something to express permanent oath with one’s lover.
Some of parrots become intimate friends of humans as avian pets for their ability to mimic human speech or sound. Amongst them, Budgerigars, Amazon Parrots, Eclectus parrot, Indian Ringneck Parakeet and the grey parrot are top 5 talkative parrots. Parrots normally have very long lifespans, which means a pet parrot could be with you for most of your life. Having the tattoo to honor the best friend in one’s life is very personal and unique.
Parrot tattoo design ideas
Parrot tattoos come out with variety of colors, species and designs. If the original reference is a male Eclectus parrot, the final tattoo could appear in green color. Two cute lovebird parrots companion each other signifies the love. Of course, it’s impossible to elaborate all the details of each design by words. Fortunately, you will find the collection of the best parrot tattoo designs in this post. Hopefully you will find inspiration for your tattoo ideas.
The above tattoo on the thigh is inspired by birds in Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room of which macaws and cockatoos fall in the family of parrots. The crown on the first bird indicates the two parrots are loving pair, standing on the branch with floral.
A large parrot tattoo on arm
Beautiful Macaw tattoo on the back
The illustrative tattoo above the ankle is a picture of two miniature worlds. A half of the design is a free parrot sitting on a branch and another half is a parrot in captivity in a cage.
Shifted parrot in flowers
This amazing parrot themed tattoo is composed of 4 rectangular sections. It looks like its body shifted into 4 parts of which each is a picture of floral or leaves.
A parrot embracing fruit
Colorful parrot tattoo
Realistic gray parrot
Gray parrot is popular for its intelligence and ability to repeat human words. But this one gains its popularity by its artistic design. The black and gray-billed parrot is standing on the branch with vigilant attention to the front. The incredible photo realistic effect was created by the means of blurring background. But here there’s no focus to adjust but rely on the hands of tattoo artist.
Red and green parrot
Black and white parrot tattoo with green feather
Parrot forearm tattoo
Watercolor lovebird tattoo
Amazing green colored parrot
Watercolor parrot sleeve tattoo
Cute parrot tattoo for women
Brown to blue parrot on branch
Colorful parrot leg tattoo
Lovebird in watercolor background
The cute lovebird is rendered in pure watercolor style with its plumage painted in light green. Instead of normal floral or leaves, watercolor splashes are used to form the beautiful background with random dots and lines.
Two Lovebirds with love icons on the neck
Lovebirds are often used to express the love to partners. And love icons serve the same purpose. So it is a nice combination to combine them in one design.
A parrot focused on UFO
A parrot is focused on by UFO while resting on the branch – a creative thigh tattoo design for women.
Black-billed parrot forearm tattoo
The forearm tattoo features a black parrot in the style of ink painting, which perfectly matches to that of T-shirt the wearer is taking.
Thigh is one of favorite body parts for women to have their private tattoos. For example, this one features a male parrot resting among magnolia flowers. The color of black and white makes it vintage style.
Cockatiel tattoo in flowers
A cute parrot tattoo design.
Pappagallo is the Italian word for parrot. This tattoo features a head of parrot head with skeleton-like signs, which gives imagination to different people. The distorted rendering technique often appears in surreal artwork.
Black and white parrot design
Parrot, as many of other birds could be drawn as part of a sophisticate design. For instance, this forearm tattoo features a parrot standing on a snake.
Parrot matching tattoos for couple
Matching tattoos for couple
Parrots could be inked on the bodies of both wife and husband as matching tattoos. For example, the above ones look identical and lovely. And they are joint statement for their infinity love.
Black parrot in watercolor style
Parrot on coconut branch
A tattoo could be portrayed with different artistic style. For example, this one features a green parrot with brush strokes, which is typical in Chinese ink painting.