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Your pictures of Scotland: 8-15 June

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 8-15 June. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics

Aberdeen at dawn Image copyright Mike Diamond
Image caption Much of Aberdeen was still asleep when Mike Diamond took this 4am photograph of the Granite City.
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Lemur at Edinburgh Zoo Image copyright Karen Brown
Image caption This lemur was enjoying a healthy snack while Karen Brown was on a photography course at Edinburgh Zoo.
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Pheasant in field Image copyright David Wilkinson
Image caption David Wilkinson snapped the pheasant which provided his early morning alarm call during a camping trip to Culzean Castle in Ayrshire.
The V&A and RRS Discovery Ship in Dundee Image copyright Victoria Charlton
Image caption Storm Hector was approaching Dundee when Victoria Charlton photographed the new V&A and the RSS Discovery Ship.
Swallow chicks Image copyright David Perrie
Image caption The swallows have returned to David Perrie's garage for a second year and these hungry chicks hatched a few days ago.
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Boy in woods Image copyright Donna Reekie
Image caption Two-year-old Arthur Reekie races down to Denlethen Woods in Laurencekirk with a net to find some frogs in a pond. His mum, Donna, said they had "the best, most beautiful walk and felt like we'd had a real taste of the joys of summer".
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Red squirrel and wood pigeon Image copyright Linda Cooper
Image caption This wood pigeon looks most indignant that a squirrel is eating its breakfast, says Linda Cooper, of south Loch Ness-side.
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Tarbat Ness, Easter Ross Image copyright Gordon Bain
Image caption Gordon Bain, of Inverness, snapped this moody sky as a storm approached Tarbat Ness in Easter Ross.
Astronaut suit Image copyright George Current
Image caption George Current is reflected in Tim Peake's astronaut suit, which is part of the exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Blue tit chick Image copyright Fiona Leslie
Image caption Fiona Leslie managed to get a picture of a young Blue tit in her garden in Stuartfield, Aberdeenshire. The following day, five chicks flew away.
Wrecked boat in loch Image copyright Ronnie Dornan
Image caption Richie Dornan, from Melrose, sent in this photograph of a wrecked boat that he came upon in West Loch, Argyll.
Beach with grass fire in background Image copyright Bryan Allan
Image caption A large grass fire at Clashach quarry, near Hopeman in Moray, was visible from Burghead beach, says Bryan Allan.
Cricketer Calum McLeod Image copyright Alec Davies
Image caption The highlight of Scotland's sporting week was on the cricket pitch - Alec Davies took this shot of Calum McLeod celebrating his 100 in their win against England.
Dolphin in mid air off the coast of Mull. Image copyright Alison Richardson
Image caption Alison Richardson is rightly proud of this "corker" of a photograph she took off the coast of Mull.
Silaging in the Borders Image copyright Curtis Welsh
Image caption It's silage time for many farmers. Curtis Welsh took this picture near St Boswells in the Borders and explains that five cut rows are being pushed into one, ready to be lifted by a forage harvester.
Seal on rock Image copyright Stephan Devine
Image caption Stephan Devine snapped this sun-bathing seal on the southern end of Arran, while enjoying a break on the island.
Kayak in Ayr bay Image copyright Martin Wishart
Image caption Members of the Kyle kayak club enjoyed the calm conditions in Ayr bay this week, as they were photographed by Martin Wishart.
Keith Richards at Murrayfield Image copyright Nicola Milligan
Image caption Nicola Milligan was among the huge crowd at The Rolling Stones' Murrayfield gig when she caught Keith Richards doing his thing. They were "tremendous", she said.
Terrier on beach on Skye Image copyright Rob Ware
Image caption Rob Ware sent in this shot of his Sporting Lucas Terrier - called Mr Darcy - taking a stroll on Ord beach on Skye at sunset.

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