Route 22 is a route which consists of only Spearows. Also, cheeseburgers inhabiat the area as seen in the Pokemon Platformer, and they are seen here also in the anime when Ash comes to Route 22 and vomits on a cheeseburger. A Spearow then came and pecked at him.
The event whare Ash almost died of a heart attack Edit
On June 11, 2004, when Ash was at the bush as in the anime, after a Spearow pecked at him, he suddenly gasped unconciously, as it was a heart attack. He was immediately sent to a hospital in Route 176 in 1 year. He was pronnouced dead. He was later reborn on June 12, 2005.