Extremely rare vagrant first recorded in late December 2011. This rare species has a very sporadic distribution in the region, but recently small populations were discovered in the Southern Marshes of Iraq.
Where in Kuwait
Only 1 record for Kuwait as recent as 2011, where a small flock was recorded on inland pool in the Jahra area.
In the world
More common in central Asia than western Europe and migrates seasonally for moulting gatherings and to winter quarters.
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.