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Your pictures of Scotland: 4 - 11 May

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 4 and 11 May. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics

Very early at Culloden Battlefield, with the sunrise peeping through the trees and lighting up the Cumberland Stone. Gordie Bain from Inverness sent in this picture. Image copyright Gordie Bain
Image caption Very early at Culloden Battlefield, with the sunrise peeping through the trees and lighting up the Cumberland Stone. Gordie Bain from Inverness sent in this picture.
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supper was enhanced by the sun hitting the law at the bottom of the garden on Monday evening after a warm bank holiday. Image copyright Norma Loudon
Image caption Norma Loudon in North Berwick says her supper was enhanced by the sun hitting the law at the bottom of the garden on Monday evening
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Ken Murray visited the Scottish Gliding Centre, in Fife, for some air experience flights. The photo is of the last aerotow of the evening. Image copyright Ken Murray
Image caption Ken Murray visited the Scottish Gliding Centre, in Fife, for some air experience flights. The photo is of the last aerotow of the evening.
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"We took a day trip to Lunga at the Treshnish Isles near Mull. There were puffins aplenty," says Janet MacLeod from Oban. Image copyright Janet MacLeod
Image caption "We took a day trip to Lunga at the Treshnish Isles near Mull. There were puffins aplenty," says Janet MacLeod from Oban.
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John Pow spent Tuesday counting Eider Ducks on Inchcolm Island, in the Firth of Forth, but had a few minutes to take some snaps Image copyright John Pow
Image caption John Pow spent Tuesday counting Eider Ducks on Inchcolm Island, in the Firth of Forth, but had a few minutes to take some snaps
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Fraser Milne took this at Newhaven Harbour in Edinburgh on Monday, while out walking the dog. Image copyright Fraser Milne
Image caption Fraser Milne took this at Newhaven Harbour in Edinburgh on Monday, while out walking the dog.
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A turn in the weather meant a moody backdrop from the plateau above Corrie Fee in Angus, says Laura Fleming. She was out on a run to explore the glacier-carved landscape. Image copyright Laura Fleming
Image caption A turn in the weather meant a moody backdrop from the plateau above Corrie Fee in Angus, says Laura Fleming. She was out on a run to explore the glacier-carved landscape.
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Monday holiday + sun out + blossom out = a packed Meadows in Edinburgh. Graham Paton took this picture Image copyright Graham Paton
Image caption Monday holiday + sun out + blossom out = a packed Meadows in Edinburgh. Graham Paton took this picture
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Portrack Cosmic Gardens' open day, near Dumfries. Beautiful weather & views. Mark Kerr says his family are up on spiral mound somewhere. Image copyright Mark Kerr
Image caption Portrack Cosmic Gardens' open day. Beautiful weather & views. Mark Kerr says his family are up on spiral mound somewhere.
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Bass Rock from Limetree Walk beach in East Lothian as the sun was setting on Sunday evening, taken by Craig Newton Image copyright Craig Newton
Image caption Bass Rock from Limetree Walk beach in East Lothian as the sun was setting on Sunday evening, taken by Craig Newton
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The new Abbotshaugh Footbridge in Falkirk. The bridge is not yet open to the public, says David Wilkinson in Denny Image copyright David Wilkinson
Image caption The new Abbotshaugh Footbridge in Falkirk. The bridge is not yet open to the public, says David Wilkinson in Denny
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Casper the Wee White Dug looking happy on a glorious day at Abbotsford House, the borders home of Sir Walter Scott near Melrose. Alex Grant from Edinburgh took the picture. Image copyright Alex Grant
Image caption Casper the Wee White Dug looking happy on a glorious day at Abbotsford House, the Borders home of Sir Walter Scott near Melrose. Alex Grant from Edinburgh took the picture.
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David and Barbara Daly from Texas were in Glenfinnan to see the Jacobite steam train on the viaduct Image copyright David Daly
Image caption David and Barbara Daly from Texas were in Glenfinnan to see the Jacobite steam train on the viaduct
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Ron Cumming in his Nemesis Kit-Car had a high-speed incident which ended much better than it could have. The driver is safe if not a little shaken up with some minor injuries relative to the size of the impacts. David Steele took this picture at Knockhill racetrack in Fife. Image copyright David Steele
Image caption Ron Cumming in his Nemesis Kit-Car had a high-speed incident which ended much better than it could have. The driver is safe if not a little shaken up with some minor injuries relative to the size of the impacts. David Steele took this picture at Knockhill racetrack in Fife.
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Anthony Morris, from Oxford, took this picture of Eilean Donan Image copyright Anthony Morris
Image caption Anthony Morris, from Oxford, took this picture of Eilean Donan
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Bank Holiday Monday was the perfect day for a game of cricket on the beach at Elie in Fife. Picture taken by Morten Paterson from Kirkcaldy Image copyright Morten Paterson
Image caption Bank Holiday Monday was the perfect day for a game of cricket on the beach at Elie in Fife. Picture taken by Morten Paterson from Kirkcaldy
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Laurence Diver on the summit of Stuchd an Lochain, with Rannoch Moor, Buachaille Etive Mor and Ben Nevis in the distance. Image copyright Laurence Diver
Image caption Laurence Diver on the summit of Stuchd an Lochain, with Rannoch Moor, Buachaille Etive Mor and Ben Nevis in the distance.
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The phenomenon of the Brocken Spectre, taken by Anthony Jackson at the Rest and Be Thankful Corbetts on Sunday morning Image copyright Anthony Jackson
Image caption The phenomenon of the Brocken Spectre, taken by Anthony Jackson at the Rest and Be Thankful Corbetts on Sunday morning.
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Neil MacNicol took this photo overlooking Loch Achray. He says he spent the night there in his campervan. Image copyright Neil MacNicol
Image caption Neil MacNicol took this photo overlooking Loch Achray. He says he spent the night there in his campervan.
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On the road to Applecross, Anthony Morris says this was taken at about 1,700ft above sea level. Image copyright Anthony Morris
Image caption On the road to Applecross, Anthony Morris says this was taken at about 1,700ft above sea level.
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James Grant sent in this picture of Bow Fiddle Rock in Moray Image copyright James Grant
Image caption James Grant sent in this picture of Bow Fiddle Rock in Moray
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Steve Reddick from Aviemore took this picture of a pair of Ptarmigan in their spring plumage. "I thought it shows the difference between male and female really well," he says. Image copyright Steve Reddick
Image caption Steve Reddick from Aviemore took this picture of a pair of Ptarmigan in their spring plumage. "I thought it shows the difference between male and female really well," he says.
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The Tay rail bridge shot from Wornit in North Fife by Simon Gauld Image copyright Simon Gauld
Image caption The Tay rail bridge shot from Wornit in North Fife by Simon Gauld
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Red deer resting in the heather near Spittal of Glenshee. Taken by Joyce McConnell, from Aberdeenshire Image copyright Joyce McConnell
Image caption Red deer resting in the heather near Spittal of Glenshee. Taken by Joyce McConnell, from Aberdeenshire.
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Daniel Nimmo was the guard on the Strathspey Railway when the last train from Aviemore to Boat of Garten conveyed this beautiful bride to her wedding. Image copyright Daniel Nimmo
Image caption Daniel Nimmo was the guard on the Strathspey Railway when the last train from Aviemore to Boat of Garten conveyed this beautiful bride to her wedding.
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From the top of Ben A’an. The sunshine sneaking through the clouds made it even more mystical, says Niall Fraser from Giffnock Image copyright Niall Fraser
Image caption From the top of Ben A’an. The sunshine sneaking through the clouds made it even more mystical, says Niall Fraser from Giffnock
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Janina Dolny took this picture on the way down from the viewing platform at the top of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Lighthouse Building in Glasgow. Image copyright Janina Dolny
Image caption Janina Dolny took this picture on the way down from the viewing platform at the top of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Lighthouse Building in Glasgow.

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