Binoculars come with a high magnification which allows the users to see objects at greater distances, far beyond what human eyes can see. For an outdoors enthusiast or a bird watcher, binoculars, especially the high-powered variety will help spot small animals and birds located far away.
Secondly, binoculars will not only allow you to spot birds and other animals, but they will also help you see the finer details as well which can help differentiate between different species.
Since they feature two telescopes, one for each eye, they are far more comfortable to use compared to spotting scopes and monocular telescopes.
On the other hand, the best binoculars for birds, nature and outdoors need to be powerful equipment. This means larger lenses which translates to bigger telescopes which in turns means a heavier, bulkier pair of binoculars.
High magnification binoculars will help you see far distances but come at a cost. They tend to lack stability. To be able to use them at their optimum steadiness you will often find the need to use a tripod which adds to both the cost and the weight of the equipment.
Higher magnification also means a narrow field of view. For the best use, start off with a lower magnification. This way it becomes easier to spot movement far off in the distance. Once you see something you are interested in, zoom in and focus on the object.