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Cape Parrot

Poicephalus robustus (Gmelin, JF 1788)

The Cape parrot or Levaillant's parrot is a large, temperate forest dwelling parrot of the genus Poicephalus endemic to South Africa. It was formerly grouped as a subspecies along with the savanna-dwelling brown-necked parrot and grey-headed parrot, but is now considered a distinct species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
   Poicephalus
Scientific:
  Poicephalus robustus


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1788)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Psittacus robustus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2896944


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D21C1A59BBB9A895

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D21C1A59

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D21C1A59


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177615

Geographic range:

  • Poicephalus robustus robustus: southern and eastern South Africa (Eastern Cape and southern KwaZulu-Natal; isolated population at Woodbush forest, Limpopo)
  • Poicephalus robustus suahelicus: central Angola; southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania south to Zimbabwe, northern Mozambique, and extreme northeastern South Africa; populations along the lower Congo River may be intermediate between Brown-necked Parrot (Brown-necked) Poicephalus robustus fuscicollis and Brown-necked Parrot (Gray-headed) Poicephalus robustus suahelicus
English:
Cape Parrot
Catalan:
Lloro robust
Czech:
papoušek zelenobřichý
Danish:
Kappapegøje
German:
Kappapagei
Spanish:
Lorito Robusto
Spanish (Spain):
Lorito Robusto
Finnish:
isoafrikankaija
French:
Perroquet robuste
Italian:
Pappagallo collobruno
Japanese (romaji):
hanenagainko
Japanese:
ハネナガインコ
Dutch:
Kaapse Papegaai
Norwegian:
Gladiatorpapegøye
Polish:
afrykanka zielonorzytna
Portuguese:
Papagaio-de-bico-grosso
Russian:
Капский длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak:
papagáj veľký
Swedish:
Kappapegoja
Ukrainian:
Папуга-довгокрил капський
Chinese:
褐颈鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown-necked Parrot (Cape) ( Poicephalus robustus robustus/suahelicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Cape Parrot ( Poicephalus robustus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Poicephalus [robustus or fuscicollis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Grootpapegaai
Catalan: Lloro robust
Czech: papoušek zelenobřichý
Danish: Kappapegøje
German: Kappapagei
English: Brown-necked Parrot (Cape), Cape Parrot
Esperanto: Kaba papago
Spanish: Lorito Robusto
Spanish (Spain): Lorito Robusto
Estonian: suur-moorapapagoi
Finnish: isoafrikankaija
French: Perroquet du Cap, Perroquet robuste, Perroquet robuste (du Cap)
Italian: Pappagallo collobruno
Japanese (romaji): hanenagainko
Japanese: ハネナガインコ
Scientific: Poicephalus robustus, Poicephalus robustus robustus, Poicephalus robustus robustus/suahelicus, Psittacus robustus
Dutch: Kaapse Papegaai
Norwegian: Gladiatorpapegøye
Polish: afrykanka zielonorzytna
Portuguese: Papagaio-de-bico-grosso
Russian: Капский длиннокрылый попугай
Slovak: papagáj velký, papagáj veľký
Swedish: Kappapegoja
Swahili: Kwao Shingo-kahawia
Tsonga: Hokwe
Ukrainian: Папуга-довгокрил капський
Xhosa: Isikhwenene
Chinese: 褐颈鹦鹉
Zulu: isiKhwenene

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