American Kestrel Facts
Name: Cernícalo, Halconcito Colorado / American Kestrel
Scientific Name: Falco Sparverius
Size: 25 – 29cm (10.9 – 12.6in)
From Tarapaca to Magallanes.
Edges of forest, steppe and shrub zones with isolated trees.
Carnivore (chicks or small birds, small lizards, scorpions and insects).
They nest in tree cavities, cracks and edges on cliffs. They lay 3 to 5 eggs.
Sexual dimorphism, the Female in paler color and smaller in size then the male.