Extremely rare vagrant with Kuwait being far to the south of its normal wintering range.
Where in Kuwait
Only 2 winter records for Kuwait and both found on the inland pools in the Jahra area in 1988 and 2013 respecfully
In the world
This species has a large northern hemisphere range and is fully migratory. During the non-breeding season the species usually remains solitary or forages in pairs or small groups.
Unknown locally, but human disturbance and operations around breeding lakes pose a threat to the species.