Black vultures (Coragyps atratus) are part of nature's way of ensuring nothing goes to waste. These carrion-eating birds feed on roadkill and other dead animals, often following the turkey vultures around (they have a better sense of smell) and then kicking them off the carcass.

  Black vultures, State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, March 6, 2018

Black vultures, State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, March 6, 2018

The Filming the Feathers video was shot at State Line Lookout (the border between New York and New Jersey in Palisades Interstate Park) on October 13 and November 3, 2017, and March 6, 2018. It is set to music by Gabriel Fauré, obtained from MusOpen.org, a royalty-free music source.

  Black vulture, State Line Lookout, October 13, 2017

Black vulture, State Line Lookout, October 13, 2017

  Black vulture, State Line Lookout, November 3, 2017

Black vulture, State Line Lookout, November 3, 2017

  Black vultures, State Line Lookout, March 6, 2018

Black vultures, State Line Lookout, March 6, 2018

The photos below were taken November 3, 2017, and March 6, 2018, at State Line Lookout.