Should you keep feathers you find?
In almost all circumstances, that feather you found has to stay where it is. The exceptions are as follows: Gamebirds — any bird which is legally allowed to be hunted, as such, must be legal to possess in some capacity. This still doesn’t mean that just anyone can pick up their feathers.
Can I keep a feather I found on the ground?
The possession of feathers and other parts of native North American birds without a permit is prohibited by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA).
What does it mean to find a grey feather on the ground?
A grey feather represents the life-changing energy of transformation, ancestral wisdom, spiritual protection, tranquility, and peace.