$Le Fulmar Pétrel,Puffin gris-blanc de l'isle Saint Kilda Buffon,1786,Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux,10,p.162
Marine.Prefers open waters in vicinity of icepack,especially in areas with icebergs.Largely pelagic outside breeding seasonNests on snow-free cliffs & rock faces,mostly along coast or on off-shore islands,but up to 250km inland.
"Starts Nov." (HBW,1,p.236)
Little known.Dispersive within area of floating ice,rarely straying far.Could be partially migratory. Some birds move north in winter,reaching Antarctic Convergence and sometimes beyond.Others remain around edge of ice. Vagrant to South Africa,New Zealand and Tasmania.