Eats bugs in grassy areas. It has to flap its short wings at high speed to stay airborne.
Spearow is a dual-type Normal/Flying Pokémon, which evolves into Fearow at level 20. In the first episode of the anime, Ash throws a rock at a Spearow angering it, resulting in a flock chasing Ash to Virdian City. Pikachu saves Ash using a Thunderbolt attack.