|(ctd): Aufzählung der Colibris,oder Trochilideen...,p. 11.Type,by subsequent designation(G.R.Gray,1855,Catalogue of the genera and subgenera of birds contained in the British Museum,p.139),Trochilus holosericeus Linnaeus,1758. (= Eulampis)
Marine & highly pelagic,occurring in cold waters normally to north of pack ice. Generally keeps way from land except at colonies.
"Broadly Sept to April." (HANZAB,1,p.248)[salvini];"Broadly from mid Oct to early Apr,through range..."[belcheri] (HANZAB,1,p.531)[desolata];"Birds return to colonies from mid-Aug but generally in early Sept...Cop
All birds leave colonies after breeding,probably moving north.Disperses widely over south Atlantic and southern Indian Oceans,from pack ice to subtropical latitudes off South America,where recorded north to 12°S off Peru. Also occurs off South Africa & Australia.