Originally Posted by dalat
Some typical difficult situations:
- difficult light (flare, backlit, etc.) - my Ultravid is pretty good, newer bins would perhaps be slightly better with this
- follow birds through foliage - again my UV is not bad, but more FOV would be better, e.g. Zeiss SF, or FL 7x42
- Birds high up in canopy with bin uncomfortable to hold - stabilisation would probably help
- Birds too far away - more power or stabilisation would be good
Backlighting ... hands down!
In Western Washington, we had clouds (Nah, really!?), hills, and trees. Here in Southern Idaho's high desert country, the sun has ways of getting in your face 24/7/365 no matter which way you're walking or driving.