Order: Falconiformes | Family: Falconidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adults (cassini) | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Chile | Arequipa, Peru
Age: Adults (tundrius) | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ica, Peru| Southwest Ecuador
Age: Juveniles | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Andes of Lima | Arequipa
Age: Adults & Juveniles | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Various
Status: The resident subspecies (cassini) is uncommon on the western and high Andes at elevations ranging between 1800–4300 m. The boreal migrant (tundrius) is common on the western lowlands and in Amazonia. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Halcón Peregrino.
Sub-species: Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus tundrius), C. M. White 1968. Western and Eastern lowlands of Peru.
(F. p. cassini), Sharpe, 1873. W South America, from Ecuador (locally) S through Bolivia.
Meaning of Name: Falco: Gr. phalkön= falcon. peregrinus: L. peregrinus= wanderer, pilgrim, a stranger to the place, which comes from the exterior.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.