The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Bird Watching Binoculars!

Recently, I was shopping for new birding binoculars. I wanted to make an educated choice and buy something that fit in my price range but was suited for bird watching.   I was a bit overwhelmed at all the features and technical specifications, especially for someone who still considers themselves a beginner. I found myself taking lots of notes, creating spreadsheets and talking to as […]

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9 Reasons to Buy the Zeiss Victory Today! (And one reason you shouldn’t)

Bird watching and observing nature is awesome!   Shopping for binoculars is not. 🙁   I think you can agree that it is time consuming and frustrating!   There are so many makes and models, technical details and specifications! There is so much research that needs to be done.   I wanted to help.   The Zeiss Victory SF has a reputation as an amazing […]

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Zeiss Conquest HD Review: The 8 Reasons To Purchase Today! (And the 2 Reasons You Shouldn’t)

I think you will agree that shopping for new bird watching binoculars can be time consuming and over whelming!   There are so many makes and models, technical details and specifications!   It would be nice to have the best features of each binocular condensed into a simple and easy to read list.   Lucky for you!   In this review I am going to […]

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7 Reasons to Buy the Nikon Monarch 7 Today!

So you’re trying to decide if the Nikon Monarch 7 (8×42) deserves to be your next birding binocular?   You have come to the right place!   I did my best to review this amazing optic. After hours of research, testing and speaking with Nikon and authorized dealers, I can honestly say the Nikon Monarch 7 is one of my favorites choices for bird watching […]

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Binocular Review: Nikon Monarch 5 (8×42)

When I am looking to purchase bird watching binoculars, it’s important to find a set where I am getting the most value for my money. With this in mind, it’s hard to find a better value than the Nikon Monarch 5 8×42. It comes with so many awesome features , many that aren’t found unless you spend twice as much! In this review, I tried […]

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Binocular Review: Leica Ultravid HD-Plus 8×42

Reviewing and testing all different models and styles of binoculars, I get most excited when I review the “top of the line.” The optics that are in the highest price range and have all the bells and whistles. What makes them so expensive (over $2,000) and are they worth the money? Especially when so many binoculars that cost much less are very good and deliver […]

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Binocular Review: Leica Trinovid HD 8×42

What I love about the Leica Trinovid HD 8×42 is that is very comparable in many ways to the Leica Ultravid HD-Plus, especially during the day and normal light conditions. BUT, the Trinovid is substantially less expensive, normally around half the cost (~$1,000). Of course, to get the price down there has to be some cuts, which I will highlight in this review. *Need help […]

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Binocular Review: Eagle Optics Ranger ED 8×42

The Eagle Optics Ranger ED 8×42 performed very well when compared to other binoculars in the same price range, but also matches up nicely against optics that are much more expensive. I love getting great value for my money, and that is exactly what it achieved with the Ranger ED. It is priced at just a little over $300, but delivers quite a punch with […]

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Binocular Review: Celestron Nature DX 8×42

If you are new to birding or have a very limited budget and looking to get a pretty good pair of binoculars, my recommendation is the Celestron Nature DX 8×42. It is normally priced below $150, but Celestron packs about as much value as it can for the cost. In this review, I tried to take summarize what was really great about the Nature DX, […]

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