You know a type of binoculars is very good for birding when people begin to compare others to that brand or model and the name is recognized wherever you go.
For example, most reviews include the Nikon Monarch 10×42 as a standard for comparison because they are good and so many people use them.
Applying the same format for reviews as before
- Who makes them: Stokes Binoculars are named for Don and Lillian Stokes who are renowned birders who have written many field guides. The binoculars are made by Vortex Optics since the 1980′s in Wisconsin. Vortex is considered to be a premier manufacturer of quality optical instruments for outdoor use.
- Who uses them: Birders, Hunters, Outdoorsmen and women, outdoor activists, families.
- What are they like: The Stokes DSL bird binoculars are extremely versatile. Essentially they use state-of-the-art technology and were designed by and for birdwatchers. They are used and enjoyed by professionals and backyard birders alike.
- What are their Special Features: Excellent resolution and reliable color with the most current prism coatings with a high reflectance ratio. These binoculars are considered to provide the “total optical performance system” and still be affordable. They work well in twilight and have excellent ergonomic design for long periods of birding. They have an excellent range of focus up close and for long distance with 8X magnification