Uncommon passage migrant, scarce summer and winter visitor. Frequently observed in small groups or with other plovers and waders in inland micro-wetlands and muddy shores along the coast.
Where in Kuwait
Found mostly on sewage water pools with exposed sand banks and reed cover in the Jahra area where it has bred during favourable conditions. The nest is a shallow scrape on loose sand, dry mud or on flat, bare rocks surrounded by mud or sand.
In the world
This species is fully migratory in much of its range. The European and North African populations migrate across the Sahara Desert and Siberian and other Asian populations migrate to wintering grounds in South-East Asia and India.