Helicoid in H^3

Here are three views of a hyperbolic helicoid, an idea suggested by +Saul Schleimer. The first puts the helicoid axis on the vertical line through the origin. The other two apply a hyperbolic isometry to move the axis towards the right. Whenever the axis does not go through the origin, it will be an arc in the ball model.

What curve does a single ideal edge of the surface trace out on the ball boundary? I suspect it is a loxodrome, but I haven't proved this. (Update: It is! see comments below.)

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