Uncommon passage migrant and uncommon winter visitor. Usually feeds on mudflats and also in quiet inland waters. Up to 350 were recorded in mid January 1997.
Where in Kuwait
Often found in mixed flocks with other Anas species in fresh water pools in the Jahra area.
In the world
A compact dabbling Duck with a short bill that grazes in compact flocks and has some local resident populations in Europe.
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.