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Binoculars for birding
Here is all you need to know about how to choose and use binoculars. This information can help you increase your bird-watching enjoyment and upgrade your practical skills.
We have tips on choosing a high quality pair of binoculars that suits your birding preferences. Our buying guides and reviews of binoculars and accessories will help you make informed decisions before purchase.
We offer advice on how to care for your optics, including all about maintenance and cleaning. Plus you can learn how to make the most of your binoculars to have the best birding experiences.
When only Porro prism binoculars will do, check out these reviews. We cover the main features to help you sort which priorities matter most.
When birding we want the best view. So should you wear or remove glasses when using binoculars or a spotting scope? We weigh it up here >>>
Spectacles or sun glasses wearers need long eye relief when using binoculars or spotting scopes. Not sure what it is or why it counts? >>>
Looking for the best binoculars to buy if you wear spectacles or sunglasses while birding? We compare pairs with adequate eye relief here >>>
Want to make sure you always see a bright, clear image through your binoculars? Choosing a pair with the right size exit pupil is crucial.
Is it worth carrying a tripod along with your birding binoculars? We explain when and why mounting binoculars on a tripod is a good idea >>>
Do you want to stop raindrops obscuring your lenses? We look at how to get the best view through your binoculars, even when it’s pouring.
All about diopters and focus wheels: how to adjust binoculars to fit the width of your face and the tiny variations between each eye.
The best way to hold and use binoculars may not be obvious. We address common queries so you can fully enjoy your bird watching experience.
Going hiking, traveling, or just want to lighten your birding bag? Check out these binoculars combining portability with quality images >>>
The gear that will most enhance your bird watching is a pair of quality binoculars. With great choices available, find our top picks here >>>