Bird Watching Binoculars £100 - £200
These mid-priced binoculars are ideal for most amateur bird watchers. They offer good value for money, giving a clear picture and reliability.
The binoculars below are from reputable brands including Bushnell, Wingspan, Olympus, Celestron and Pentax and free delivery is available on most orders.
Read our guide to choosing binoculars for more details about picking a pair with the best magnification and objective for bird watching.
Bushnell Natureview 10x42 Roof Prism Binoculars
Designed specifically for serious birders and naturalists, the ultra close-focus capabilities on these binoculars get you intimate with the details without getting pecked in the head. Bright and clear with first-class field of vision and precise focus range. The streamlined design goes anywhere you can. BaK-4 prisms yield brighter images and better edge sharpness.
Extended eye relief reduces eyestrain for eyeglass wearers during long observation periods. They’re perfect for the budding nature observer.
Celestron 71328 DX 8 x 25 Nature Binoculars
The Celestron Nature DX 10×25 Binoculars are Celestron’s new nature series and is the perfect companion for the outdoor explorer. These feature packed binoculars offer multi-coated optics, BaK-4 prisms and a fully waterproof exterior that is purged with air and filled with dry nitrogen gas to ensure a clear, fog-free viewing experience.
The binoculars are compact and lightweight and will fit in a pocket or glove box. Easy to carry on long excursions.
Pentax SP 12 x 50 Porro Prism Binoculars
Rough treatment is no problem for these binoculars. High imaging performance, a waterproof body and the rubber armouring make the S series binoculars a highly robust binocular for hard outdoor usage. They are waterproof up to 1 meter depth, and the nitrogen purging prevents condensation on the lenses in the event of sudden temperature fluctuations.
Perfect for bird watching in all weather conditions.
Nikon 9x25 Travelite EX Binoculars
The Nikon EX waterproof range is small, lightweight and with ergonomic design. When you’re on the go, convenience is everything. That’s what makes the Nikon compact lineup so appealing. Small enough to take anywhere, they’re ideal for getting great views when out bird watching.
They have long eye relief design for a clear field of view and multilayer-coated lenses for bright images,
Pentax 6.5x21 Papilio Binoculars
The Pentax Papilio binocular has been designed to give nature-lovers a close-up capability. The working distance for macro-range enthusiasts starts at just 50 cm.
Thanks to the Bak4 prisms and multi-layer coating of the lenses, the Papilio delivers a clear, brilliant and high-contrast image. The inner focusing ensures a long working life and the aspherical lens elements in the eyepiece area achieve outstanding edge sharpness.
Nikon 10 X 25 Travelite EX Waterproof Binoculars
The Travelite EX series are lightweight and compact enough to take anywhere; the perfect companion for concerts, holidays and birdwatching.
Thanks to the robust design of the Travelite EX range they are also ideal for rugged outdoor activities such as mountain climbing and trekking. In addition, the waterproof Travelite EX range sport lead and arsenic–free Eco-glass, which is fully aligned with Nikon’s commitment to the environment.
Nikon Prostaff 7S 8x42 Binoculars
The Prostaff 7S 8×42 binocular is fully designed to enhance both style and functionality.
Prostaff 7S binoculars provide high-resolution images with extremely accurate colour reproduction, thanks to phase-correction coated roof prisms. Multilayer coatings, which provide an even higher light transmittance across the entire visible light spectrum, are applied to all of the lens and prism surfaces that transmit light. This minimizes the loss of light due to reflection, thereby ensuring a more natural, clearer view.
Opticron Discovery WP PC Mg 8x42 Binoculars
Using an ultra-compact optical design the Opticron Discovery WP PC series are among the smallest mid-range quality waterproof roof prism binoculars available on the market today.
With a host of features including wide field eyepieces for easy track and trace with excellent close focus ability, each Discovery WP PC offers the serious binocular user a versatile, comfortable and easy-to-use field glass. 5 year guarantee.
Avalon 8x32 MINI HD Binoculars
If you want to enjoy breathtaking views but need to travel light, then the new Avalon 8×32 Mini HD are the right binoculars for you.
They feature a compact waterproof design and fully multicoated optics, producing bright, razor sharp images. Avalon Mini HD binoculars weigh only 416 grams and fit in your jacket pocket, handbag or glove compartment. Small in size yet big on performance, they are ideal for hiking, birdwatching, boating, events and concerts.
Bushnell H2O 10 x 42 mm All Purpose Binoculars
The utmost viewing companion, the popular H2O binoculars feature a soft texture grip to keep them on board and in your hands in the most challenging conditions.
From the streamside to the gulf stream, the world looks better through the Bushnell H2O. With multicoated optics and 10x magnification, the 150142 are ideal for general use and give you sharp, detailed images. The BAK-4 roof prism design gives you high optical precision while you are out and about, offering you a quality viewing experience.