Cape Parrot is Distinct Species, Scientists Say

The Cape parrot (Poicephalus robustus) should be elevated to the species level, says a team of scientists at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The Cape parrot, also known as Levaillant’s parrot, is currently considered a Poicephalus robustus subspecies, along with Poicephalus robustus fuscicollis and Poicephalus robustus suahelicus. But some scientists suggest that the [...] —> Read More