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Old Saturday 5th May 2007, 10:10   #1
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Hello from Lancaster

Hi to everyone just new to bird watching. I am thinking of buying a telescope. After looking through a telescope the diference was remarkably can anyone sugest a cheap telescope for a beginner in the region of 100 or so. I live near Morecambe bay were there are lots of waders so a telescope would be great.
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Hi there and a warm welcome to you

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Hello drummermajor,
And another welcome to the Birdforum. And you're right, a scope makes a tremendous difference in birding and is well worth having.
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Old Sunday 6th May 2007, 07:35   #7
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I am looking to buy a scope, but being new to this I need some help with the technical aspects. What exactly does 20-60x80 mean?
Many thanks in advance.
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