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Table 4 Importance of birds to indigenous people in the study area

From: Bird naming systems by Akan people in Ghana follow scientific nomenclature with potentials for conservation monitoring

Species Frequency Cultural Religious Economic
No (%) Yes (%) No (%) Yes (%) No (%) Yes (%)
Abuburo/Abronoma/Agyenakuku/Abuburo-somafo 29 79 21 17 83 0 100
Adene/Akonkrain/Kwaakwaadabi 71 0.0 100 99 1 6 94
Akroma/Akromaboo/Osansa 8 88 12 100 0 0 100
Brobe/Kokokyinaka/Aforowa 9 78 22 100 0 0 100
Pete/Kokosayi/Kakaaku 40 0 100 97 3 8 92
Akokohwede/Aboko 5 100.0 0 100 0 0 100
Akonfim 3 34 66 100 0 0 100
Santrofie 5 20 80 100 0 20 80
Akoo/Awirekwa 70 2 98 96 4 4 96
Abonto 8 88 12 100 0 0 100
Patuo 1 0 100 100 0 100 0
Belebele/Nantwie anoma 1 100 0 100 0 0 100
Average - 21 79 88 12 4 96