Your pictures of Scotland: 5 - 12 January

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 5 and 12 January. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics

Image source, Gordon Bain
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Gordon Bain was in Invergordon to snap this striking sunrise over the Cromarty Firth.
Image source, Victoria Charlton
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In Errol, Perth and Kinross, Victoria Charlton spotted the sun hitting the broken ice during her daily early morning run.
Image source, Helen Baird
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The low sun over the vast expanse of Rannoch Moor was captured by Helen Baird, of Greenock.
Image source, John Pow
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John Pow snapped this old boat house at Loch Arklet in the Trossachs on Sunday morning.
Image source, Michael Murray
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A kingfisher provides a shot of colour in this photo by Michael Murray, taken at the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders.
Image source, Stephen McPake
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Stephen McPake said the frozen River Dee was slowly creaking and straining its way downstream, beneath the Cambus O' May bridge on Monday.
Image source, Shona Renicks
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Shona Renicks made the trip from Glasgow to Aviemore to meet some "very cheeky" members of the Cairngorm reindeer herd.
Image source, Gareth Heslop
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Gareth Heslop braved sub-zero temperatures and deep snow to walk Ben Cleuch and Ben Ever in the Ochil Hills on Sunday morning.
Image source, Neil Mason
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Neil Mason photographed a stormy-looking Loch Assynt, in front of a snow-covered Conival. "I'm lucky to be working in north west Sutherland... and getting to see sights like this," he said.
Image source, Gavin Kane
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This cygnet was spotted on the ice of the Forth and Clyde canal near Allandale by Gavin Kane.
Image source, Derek Sime
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Derek Sime enjoyed a beautiful day in the sunshine on Stùc an Lochain, in Glen Lyon, on Sunday, but he said it was "hard going in the deep snow".
Image source, Kay Stevenson
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"It was so cold on Irvine beach on Sunday that the sea and sand froze," says Kay Stevenson who took a weekend stroll with her husband, Robert, and dog, Tilly.
Image source, Simon Kemp
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This "glorious" sunset over the Hoy Hills was taken from Harray Loch, Orkney, by Simon Kemp.
Image source, Janet MacLeod
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Janet MacLeod was on her way home to Oban when she took this serene picture at dusk on Wedesday.
Image source, William Murray
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The sun finally broke through the clouds as it set on Milarrochy Bay, Loch Lomond, after an overcast day, said William Murray, of Kingussie.
Image source, Jane Nimmo
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Edinburgh Zoo's Chinese Lanterns Festival provides a number of striking images this week. This one was sent in by Jane Nimmo.
Image source, Jill Franklin
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Jill Franklin sent this picture of a colourful peacock at the zoo. "We had an amazing time... even though it was pouring with rain," she said.

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