Extremely rare vagrant. A very small cormorant of pools and marshes. Many populations drastically declined in the past; now most are making a comeback.
Where in Kuwait
Only 2 records for Kuwait, both from inland pools with reedbeds.
In the world
The species has a large range and is sedentary over much of its range with some populations migrating over short distances. In the Middle East context it breeds in Israel, southern Iraq and Iran.