American Robins sing a melodic, cheery carol, often heard at dawn.

Sometimes a bird may pronounce short "peek" and "tut" calls:

When alarmed, it may also give a "whinny" call:

Early American colonists named this bird for its similarity to the European Robin, which also has a "red breast".

Sometimes the name "Robin" may cause a little cultural confusion, as in the movie Mary Poppins