Uncommon passage migrant, winter visitor, and resident. Has bred in semi-artificial reed beds at several sites in Kuwait. This cryptic bird has a unique shrill song.
Where in Kuwait
A skulking species found predominantly in pools with dense reed bed in the Jahra area.
In the world
It has an extremely large range and Western and southern populations of this skulking species are mainly sedentary, whereas others are fully migratory, moving overland on a broad front between breeding and wintering grounds.
Habitat destruction, degradation and flooding.