Uncommon passage migrant and scarce winter visitor. This duck usually prefers inland ponds and pools but it is also often seen in Jahra Bay, where a maximum count of 450 was recorded in mid January 1997.
Where in Kuwait
Generally found in mixed flocks of ducks during winter in the Jahra area.
In the world
Medium-sized dabbling duck and easily overlooked if among Mallards; said to be expanding it's range in Europe.
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.