The Cape Parrot (Poicephalus robustus) was first identified in 1788 by Gmelin in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. They have often been misidentified or regionally named as: Brown-necked Parrots, Levaillant’s Parrot, Amatola Parrot, Angola Parrot, Pirie Parrot, Green Parrot, Knysna Parrot, Redcrowned Parrot, Redshouldered Parrot, and Kaapse Papegaai or Knysna-papegaai (in Afrikaans).