In psychic studies, finding a black feather signifies a major change on the horizon. A common superstition is that finding two black feathers within a short time frame signifies impending death. Crows and ravens symbolize mystery and magic.
In early Native American culture, certain tribes believed the crow was the wisest bird. Crow feathers were adorned on headdresses and clothing. The Sioux tribe believed that the feathers would carry their people to the heavens following the great final flood. A well-known superstition surrounding black feathers is that they signify bad omens, as the color black is often associated with death and darkness.