Great reed warblers are migratory. Beginning in April and through the summer months, great reed warblers are found in northern Europe, especially the southern central region of Sweden. During the rest of the year, they migrate to the tropical regions of western Africa.
Biogeographic Regions: palearctic (Native ); ethiopian (Native )
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