Starly are small bird-like Pokémon, named after a starling with a similar appearance to other bird Pokémon such as Pidgey, Taillow and Pidgeot. Its body is mainly brown-gray in color with white blotches on its face, chest and a single white feather on its tail while the others are black. There is a small feather located on the back of its head that curls up similar to its evolved forms, though less dramatic.It also has orange feet and an orange beak. If a Starly is Shiny it is light brown.
All Starly have the ability Keen Eye, which prevents any accuracy loss during battle. Additionally, Starly are small in size, giving it the ability to easily hide from enemies.
When Ash just came to Sinnoh and searching for Pikachu. While they were looking Ash's Aipom was swinging on Some tree branches, it crashed into a flying Starly. Ash wanted to capture it. So after it fought with Aipom he caught it.