Starly is most probably named after "Starling" and they just added the "Y".
Starly are a 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 it's 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 light brown.
In the AnimeWhen Ash just came to Sinnoh and screaching 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.
Additionally, Starly are small in size, giving it the ability to easily hide from enemies. It has many enemies.
In the Anime
|Diamond and Pearl||Routes 201, 202, 203, 204, 209, and 212, Lake Verity, Great Marsh||Common|
|Platinum||Routes 201, 202, 203, 204, Lake Verity||Common|
|HeartGold and SoulSilver||Headbutt Trees (Pewter City)||Common|
|Black and White||White Forest (White only)||Unknown|
Side Game Locations
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness|| Mt. Bristle (1F-9F)|
Oran Forest (1F-4F)
|Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia||Vientown Beach or Hippowdon Temple|
|Pokémon Rumble||Windy Prairie|
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