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General Information
Species Starling Pokémon
Type Normal/Flying
Ability Keen Eye
Reckless (Hidden Ability)
Gender Ratio 50% male, 50% female
Evolves into Staravia (Level 14)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Flying
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #396
Sinnoh #010
Kalos #099 (Coastal)
Almia R-023
Oblivia R-228 (present)
N-170 (past)

Starly is a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon that evolves into Staravia at Lv. 14, which evolves into Staraptor at Lv. 34.


Starly is an avian Pokémon with primarily grayish-brown plumage. There is a white marking on its face, resembling a mask, and a white spot on its chest. The top portion of the mask marking is smaller on the female. The rest of its head and the lower half of its wings are black. Starly has a long, orange beak with a black tip and oval, black eyes with white pupils. A small tuft of feathers curls over the back and its head, and a small, pointed ruff surrounds its neck. It has two black tail feathers with a white feather between them. Its feet are orange with three toes in the front and one in the back.

Starly's cry is harsh, and its singing can become annoying. 

Gender Differences[]

The white section of Starly's forehead is larger on males.


Starly congregates in mountains and fields, where it hunts for bug Pokémon.


Starly forms large flocks to protect itself. However, the Starly will begin to bicker if the group becomes too large.


Starly preys on small bug Pokémon.

Starly has been seen consuming the acorn-like Berries grown on the bushes of Grotle.

Notable Starly[]

Name Canon Trainer Note(s)
Starly Anime Orson
Starly Anime Paul (formerly)
Starly Anime Paul (formerly) Two.
Starly Anime Professor Rowan

Former Starly[]

Name Canon Trainer Note(s)
Staraptor Anime Ash Ketchum Evolved into a Staravia, then a Staraptor.