Excerpt: We use these for wildlife location, observation, and identification. They have proven to be as good as we had hoped. Excelent range, excellent clarity, no noticeable chroma problems, comfortable to hold and use, and the converable strap is a nice touch. An outstanding value for the price.
Excerpt: Hard to beat for the cost. Quality glasses that perform quite admirably. Bright, good contrast, and easy focusing. Perhaps a little heavier than I expected, but good glass isn't usually light. The lens covers, both objective and eyepiece, are a bit cumbersome, but no big deal at all.
Summary: After researching several mid-price models I opted for the Vanguard Spirit XF Binoculars for use Birdwatching. I think these are really great all round performers with a sharp bright image at a great range of distances. The wide field of view is great to track birds in flight. Superb choice.