Peregrine Falcon Facts

Name: Halcón Peregrino / Peregine Falcon
Scientific Name: Falco Peregrinus
Family: Falconidae
Order: n/a
Size: 40 – 50cm (17.4 – 21.7in)
Weight: n/a

Cosmopolitan, in Chile it lives in various habitats including coast, high Andes, Patagonian steppe and more recently cities. Two forms: a resident breeder and a migrant from the northern hemisphere which is present largely in summer.

Food Habits:
They have been observed nesting in Magallanes region.

The female is larger than the male (3.5 to 4.3in).

Peregrine Falcon