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Your pictures: Signs of Spring

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image copyrightOliver Hine
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "signs of spring", and we begin with this picture by Oliver Hine who said: "A bunch of enthusiastically flowering daffodils are captured by water droplet lenses."
image copyrightBehnoush Hajian
image captionBehnoush Hajian: "I'm an Iranian student living in the United States. These days people are getting ready for new year in Iran (Nowruz) celebrated on spring equinox. Growing wheat sprouts is a tradition of Nowruz symbolising rebirth. I did it too to celebrate this beautiful spring coming to New England after a harsh winter."
image copyrightMirjana Twyford
image captionMirjana Twyford: "Young starling enjoying lunch in the spring sunshine."
image copyrightSimon Burrough
image captionSimon Burrough: "Fresh spring piglets, born 6 March. Enjoying tea-time."
image copyrightStephen Arrandale
image captionStephen Arrandale: "New growth on ferns... Fronds Reunited?"
image copyrightPhilip Songa
image captionPhilip Songa: "A flower bud slowly opens up in late spring."
image copyrightKirsten Cooper
image captionKirsten Cooper: "I was walking through the gardens today in York and spotted this squirrel trying to find a place for his newly acquired brazil nut."
image copyrightKatharine Longfellow
image captionKatharine Longfellow: "In Vermont, winters can easily stretch into late April. At this time of year, seeing the streams begin to thaw for the first time is always a sign that we're finally moving towards spring."
image copyrightHeather Newton
image captionHeather Newton: "Vibrant purple spring crocuses in my garden in Bracknell, Berkshire."
image copyrightHenry Memmott
image captionAnd finally, a photograph by Henry Memmott. The next theme is "docks", and the deadline for your entries is 24 March. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery or go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/inpictures and look for Share your photo.

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