Chris recieved an Oddish, Level 10, Female!
@Vato: I am going to allow you to choose the ability of your starter, so no worries there. But wild Pokémon's abilities will be chosen by me.
After a harsh battle involving many unpleasant burns for the Pidgey, the little bird subdues itself to the PokéBall's might.
In other words: Ellswort caught a Pidgey, level 8, Male! It's ability is Tangled Feet.
However, Ellsworth's poor new companion should probably get healed up before continuing to adventure. Why not pester your new chum Richard?