Rare visitor, mostly in autumn and spring. The species has been recorded more frequently in recent years; normally only single birds are sighted.
Where in Kuwait
Not restricted to wetlands but predominantly seen in the Sulaibikhat and Jahra area and also seen in desert areas near and in Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve. It is normally only seen passing by overhead and may only stop briefly for water before continuing on it's migration journey.
In the world
This species has an extremely large range and most populations of this species are fully migratory and travel on a narrow front along well-defined routes.
As it is migratory, there is always the threat of indiscriminate shooters.