Word origin: Ultimately derived from the French word 'crecelle', meaning 'rattle' and referring to its cry.
Definition: Any of numerous small birds of the genus Falco -- falcons -- all of which hover whilst hunting.
Introduced: Season Two, Year One
Contestant name: Kestrel
Alias(es): Kes, Staniel
Physical abnormalities: left hand covered in light brown feathers extending halfway up the forearm; nails of the left hand pointed and slightly resembling talons. This change has so far shown no signs of spreading to the rest of her body.
Previous clan membership: Quack Quack Quack; General Engineering Racketeering n' Musical Guild
----Note: contestant was listed as a member of the 'Sanctum of Dirt' for little over three months, but no application forms were ever filed.
Current clan membership: none
Known residence(s): The Aerie, (8,21); The Bingo Hall, (13,12)
----Note: contestant is occasionally accompanied by a small flightless creature nicknamed 'Kagero', similar in appearance to the mythical western dragon. Its presence during the detonation of an Improbability Bomb triggered the creation of a new type of fauna now living at the explosion site. 'Kagero' has since spent a significant amount of time with these creatures.
----Note: contestant is known to have some control over Improbability in keeping with other members of the Joker race, including instinctive use of teleportation and 'air'.
----Note: contestant has displayed a reluctance to comply with some Network procedures. Any necessary contact should be made through the Watcher or the contestant's former 'Project Formspring' handler.
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Significant appearances recorded here.