Very common passage migrant and common summer visitor; breeds in Kuwait. A race of the Eurasian Reed Warbler but greyer than the Eurasian, very similar to Blyth’s Reed and Marsh Warblers, from which it is nearly impossible to distinguish in the field.
Where in Kuwait
Like Eurasian Reed Warbler, it breeds in mature reed beds along the edges of brackish pools and outfalls in the Jahra area
In the world
Migrates through Region (refuels in irrigation Egypt) to sub-Saharan Africa, the Sudan zone/Sudd, Ethiopian highlands and E Africa and now Central Arabia at irrigation dams. It breeds N Afghanistan
Habitat loss and degradation