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Table 2 Regional bird population census and bird sampled in the military garrisons

From: Troop education and avian influenza surveillance in military barracks in Ghana, 2011

Region Garrisons Barracks Bird population House-holds No. Birds sampled Sampling rate
Greater Accra 5 Burma Camp 1011 7 74 7%
Teshie 125 8 72 58%
1 Michel Camp 1174 5 53 5%
Shai Hills 120 6 29 24%
Asutuare 22 2 11 50%
Western 2 Myohaung 404 19 90 22%
Brong Ahafo 3 Sunyani 819 17 81 10%
Ashanti 4 Kumasi 68 7 38 56%
Northern 6 Tamale 1071 5 47 4%
Volta 7 66 artillery 498 19 137 28%
Upper East +Detachment Bawku/Bazua 498 7 48 10%
Total    5810 102 680 12%
  1. +Troops from the Airborne in the 6BN, Tamale, stationed in Bawku and Bazua.