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Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company
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Black-necked Grebe (Breeding plumage, BULGARIA) (
Black-necked Grebe (Winter) (
الغطاس أسود الرقبة
Uncommon passage migrant and uncommon winter visitor. The most numerous and most widespread grebe in Kuwait, sometimes forming rafts of a dozen or more; maximum of 53 recorded in mid February 1999.
Where in Kuwait
More commonly recorded at inland pools in the Jahra area, but there are some coastal records from Green Island and Kuwait Bay.
In the world
This species is found on every continent except Australasia and Antarctica. This species is fully migratory and outside of the breeding season this species prefers saline lakes with abundant food.