v. To take a photo by holding a camera against the eyepiece of a pair of binoculars.
Other Forms
A rare fully juvenile individual, 'phone-binned' (using my BlackBerry and reserve pair of Opticron Alpin 10x40 binoculars) from the car in heat haze and a strong wind.
—Neil G. Morris, “Caspian Gull,” Birding…Occasionally, August 11, 2012
I got on the radio to inform the other guys out on site and managed to get a record shot (phone-binned) - below.
—Andy, “Black Redstart: Smart Find!,” A. W. Birder, December 15, 2011
2011 (earliest)
The weather was literally awful, as was the light so the few photos I managed to take with my phone and binoculars (phone-binning?) were almost embarassing! [sic]
—Zac Hinchcliffe, “Bangor in Drizzle - 25th January 2011,” Zac Hinchcliffe's Birding Blog, January 25, 2011