Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Birding Binoculars Tips and other Binoculars topics.
Looking directly into the sun is obviously something we should all avoid. The sun's power can do a real number on our eyes. Unfortunately, for bird watchers this can be an occupational hazard. Birds fly in and out of the trees all of the time. Which of course can cause you to aim your specs towards the sun. The solution --- look for binoculars with central focusing coated lenses. This will protect you from the damage from the sun like glare or the halo effect.