Peregrine Falcon Facts   

  • Name:
    Halcón Peregrino / Peregrine Falcon
  • Scientific Name:
    Falco Peregrinus
  • Family:
  • Size:
    40 – 50 cm ( 17,4 – 21,7 in)
Peregrine Falcon


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 4,3 in).

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