Robins are one of my favorite song/yard birds. Their appearance is a sure sign that spring is just about here. I really like the way they hop along with a bit of an attitude and assertiveness like "yeah, don't mess with me I own this piece of dirt." The nice red/orange colors offset against the dark top feathers makes them stand out. Robin eggs are also a very cool shade of blue. I think they're great all around.
These pictures are from some robins that set up shop right outside where I live.