“Brown is the color of earth – comforting, nurturing, stable and fertile. It has a feeling of the comforts of home, being cozy, safe and warm. A brown feather may be a reminder to keep a balanced perspective, to live life in moderation and to set healthy boundaries.
“It reminds you to stay grounded, to connect with the Earth and stay present in the moment.”
Via Feather Finding
UPDATE: Later, Bar had a dream in which her departed mother told me the feather was from an angel, telling me I was watched over, protected, empowered and on the right path