Play the video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Nature for Wednesday, Feb. 13:
HAVING A BIRDS EYE VIEW leads to potential danger for raptors and a rescue process for utility workers in the Tucson area. Tom Kleespie and Heather Wodrich report.
ADAPTING TO THE CITY is what much wildlife, including birds of prey, has done as humanity expands its footprint. Georgia Davis interviews University of Arizona researcher Bill Mannan.
BIRDING BRINGS BIG BUCKS to Arizona in the form of tourism focused on the winter season, when sandhill cranes flock to the Willcox Playa, and the summer, when hummingbirds make their way north from Mexico. Tony Paniagua reports.
STOPPING BUGS AT THE BORDER is one mission of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, which every year inspects tens of thousands of tons of fruit, flowers, vegetables and animals being moved north from Mexico to the United States. Tony Paniagua reports.