<Oceanites pincoyae Harrison,Sallaberry,Gaskin,Baird,Jaramillo,Metz,Pearman,O'Keefe,Dowdall,Enright,Fahy,Gilligan & Little,2013,Auk,130,no.1 p.83. (Seno Reloncavi,south of Puerto Montt,Chile, at 41°48' S,72°53'W.)
breeding habitat unknown.Probably prefers warmer waters.Forages over open ocean.
Birds trapped in early February had bare brood patches, a sign they were incubating eggs.
Thought to be migratory, as disappears from Gulf of Hauraki Gulf in June-September..