Aviculture: a history is a comprehensive overview of the history of bird keeping across the world.
This book discusses the history of aviculture and the cultural extent of keeping and raising birds in captivity for pleasure, companion, ornamental reasons, religious causes or various economic or practical purposes.
In Chapter 6, researchers Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss domestic pest control with the help of birds.
Keeping birds as domestic pest control. Aviculture: a history. Eds. Ingvar Svanberg and Daniel Möller. Hancock House Publishers 2018