Your pictures of Scotland: 13 - 20 July


A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 13 and 20 July. Send your photos to or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics.

Image source, Graham Lyon
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Graham Lyon was up before sunrise to take this picture of the Loch of Harray on Orkney on Saturday morning.
Image source, Eric Niven
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Eric Niven spotted this puffin on cliffs at Fowlsehuegh, near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire on Monday morning.
Image source, Tom McPherson
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A panoramic view of Lossiemouth East beach on a glorious summer's day, taken by Tom McPherson from nearby Hopeman.
Image source, Struan Robertson
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Five-year-old Calum was fuelled by pork pies as he ran up Craigellachie, Aviemore. His relieved dad, Struan Robertson, says it was Calum's first hill climb without anyone having to carry him.
Image source, Anna Murray
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Anna Murray snapped this image of Shadow and Storm posing in the heather in Glencoe.
Image source, John Kerr
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John Kerr believes this is an Emerald Damselfly, which he photographed at Argaty Red Kite Centre near Doune. "It's incredibly difficult to focus on these as they are very fast moving," he said.
Image source, David Milne
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This aerial shot of Melrose Abbey was taken by David Milnes, of nearby St Boswells, at the weekend.
Image source, Alex Grant
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Alex Grant said crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct on board the Jacobite steam train was a "magical experience".
Image source, Brian Jobson
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Brain Jobson said he took this terrific picture of a horse fly during a recent walk up Dumgoyne in the Campsie Fells. He said there has been a great increase in the creatures, which are also known as clegs, because of the recent hot weather. This is the female of the species - only they bite!
Image source, Marion McMurdo
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Marion McMurdo took this shot from the rocky shore at Elie in Fife.
Image source, Ewan Sinclair
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A mink spotted in Aberdeenshire by Ewan Sinclair.
Image source, Andrew Pennington
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This rowing boat was seen heading up the firth from Cromarty by Andrew Pennington.
Image source, Piers Mathias
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There were protests across Scotland when US president Donald Trump visited at the weekend. Piers Mathias took this photo outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on Saturday, ahead of a march which ended in the Meadows.
Image source, Anne Simpson
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Skye's Fairy Glen looks spectacular in this picture, which was sent to us by Anne Simpson.
Image source, Ian Stewart
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In the midst of Highland Games season, Ian Stewart sent us this picture of one of the competitors in the 162nd Alva games.
Image source, Iain Forrest
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Iain Forrest snapped this remarkably atmospheric shot on his mobile as he travelled home to Rosyth from work in Edinburgh on Wednesday night.
Image source, Debbie Neilson
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This idyllic picture of Crannog Cottage on the Isle of Barra was taken by Debbie Neilson, just before the sun set on Sunday night.
Image source, Nick Duncan
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Nick Duncan captured this picture of tranquillity at twilight in Lamlash Bay on the Isle of Arran.

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