Originally Posted by WJC
Hi, Sarah and Welcome:
My birding bino is a Nikon 8x32 SE. That choice has nothing to do with what YOUR choice should be. However, at the time, I ran an optics shop which sold Zeiss, Leica, Swarovski, Kowa, Fujinon, and over a dozen more brands. My choice was based on recognizable quality and VALUE, of which cost affects the situation only in a marginal way.
+ 1 to that too
At a slightly higher price point but superb value, and in absolute terms one of the best views there is.
Definitely try before you buy to ensure it's compatability with you, and your ability to handle a 4mm EP.