Rare passage migrant and rare winter visitor. An infrequent visitor from the north visiting small pools and Jahra Bay. Up to 30 were seen in mid March 1986.
Where in Kuwait
It has been recorded singly and in small flocks at inland pools in the Jahra area almost always in the winter months.
In the world
A compact diving duck and almost universally a lowland species in its northern breeding grounds.
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.