Common passage migrant and winter visitor. Up to 150 individuals have been recorded; often seen at Jahra Bay and vicinity. This elegant, long-necked duck usually feeds in deeper water than its relatives.
Where in Kuwait
In winter it prefers sheltered coastal habitats and inland waters in the Jahra area.
In the world
A thin-necked dabbling duck with a long bill with a mainly continental distribution in west Palearctic.
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.