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Your pictures of Scotland: 2 - 9 August

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 3 and 9 August. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk.

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Sea kayak Image copyright Barbara Sandford
Image caption The stunning colours and Caribbean-like conditions last Saturday at Inver Dalavil on the Sleat peninsula, Isle of Skye. Barbara Sandford said sea kayaking doesn't come much better than this!
Dragonfly attacking a bee Image copyright Mark Wight
Image caption Mark Wight from Glasgow captured this fatal encounter between a dragnofly and a bee while walking from Strath Bran up over to Loch Fannich to climb Fionn Bheinn.
Edinburgh Fireworks Image copyright John Hastings
Image caption Edinburgh Military Tattoo fireworks photographed from Calton Hill by John Hastings from East Kilbride.
Boy on beach Image copyright Robert Smith
Image caption Sorley enjoys the evening sun on Luskentyre Beach, Harris.
This young Robin looked very surprised at the large visitor. Image copyright Linda Cooper
Image caption This young Robin looked very surprised at the large visitor.
View from tent Image copyright Alasdair Duff
Image caption Alasdair Duff took this shot from his tent on a recent camping/kayaking expedition around the Summer Isles.
Invermoriston Falls Image copyright Inesa Strielciunaite
Image caption An arty shot of Invermoriston Falls by Inesa Strielciunaite.
Boat in Oban harbour Image copyright Stu Somerville
Image caption Stu Somerville took this shot as he wrapped up a five-day tour of Scotland in Oban.
Puffins Image copyright Louise Stenhouse
Image caption Louise Stenhouse took this picture of puffins in Caithness.
Stirling University Image copyright Gill Rhodes
Image caption Gill Rhodes took this image while enjoying an evening walk in Stirling University, 25 years after she graduated.
Damselfly Image copyright Thomas Andy Branson
Image caption Thomas Andy Branson said it is almost impossible for the naked eye to see how little creatures relax after a hectic day. Even though this looks like a take from a sci-fi movie, it's just a magnified sleeping damselfly.
Sunset pic Image copyright Emma Sproat
Image caption Emma Sproat took this photo at sunset at Carrick Shore, Dumfries and Galloway.
The Cobbler Image copyright Andrew Shuttleton
Image caption William Warnock photographed at the top of the Cobbler in Arrochar.
Curious ponies Image copyright Robert Corr
Image caption Two curious ponies in a meadow above New Lanark, pictured by Robert Corr.
St Abbs Head in the borders Image copyright Frank Graham
Image caption The lighthouse at St Abbs Head in the borders, captured at sunset by Frank Graham.
Dog in water Image copyright Jackie Mitchell
Image caption Jackie Mitchell captured this image of her one-year-old pup Murphy in Ascog Bay.
Eilean Donan castle Image copyright Jennifer Cameron
Image caption Jennifer Cameron was blown away by this sunset at Eilean Donan, which she was lucky enough to see on the drive from Edinburgh to Plockton.
Butterfly close up Image copyright Colin Denholm
Image caption Colin Denholm said: "Best close up I've ever done. What a face! One of the many Vanessa cardui butterflies fluttering around the Cruickshank Botanic Garden in Aberdeen."
Beach Image copyright Margaret Nugent
Image caption Margaret Nugent captured a beautiful day for a thoughtful stroll along Bannamin beach on Burra Isle, Shetland.
Painted Lady Image copyright Steven Thomson
Image caption Steven Thomson pictured this spectacular painted lady in his garden.
Slow worm Image copyright Neil Stoddart
Image caption Neil Stoddart said this worm wasn’t the only slow one on the hill.
River Spey Image copyright Siobhan Pentland
Image caption Siobhan Pentland snapped this photo of the River Spey when she was driving with her friend along General Wades Military Road between Laggan and Garvamore.
Foxes Image copyright Jacqueline Mills
Image caption A couple of foxes waiting to be fed in East Kilbride, pictured by Jacqueline Mills.
Wallace Monument Image copyright David Wilkinson
Image caption David Wilkinson took this picture of the Wallace Monument from the top of Gowan Hill, Stirling. A bit of sunshine caused a faint rainbow to form over the monument.
Students visiting the Cnoc Fyrish Monument Image copyright Julian Paren
Image caption Julian Paren took four students on a walk to the Cnoc Fyrish Monument above Evanton beside the Cromarty Firth.
frog Image copyright Stephen Ching
Image caption This frog seemed quite happy posing for a photo in Stephen Ching's garden in Limekilns.
Swan family Image copyright Thomas Duffy
Image caption Thomas Duffy photographed these swans making their way home after a day out on the Forth Canal at Polworth.
Ben Lui Image copyright Philip Harrison
Image caption Pre-dawn light above the clouds near the top of Ben Lui, captured by Philip Harrison.
Cheeky deer Image copyright Helen Robertson
Image caption Helen Robertson pictured some cheeky Red Deer at Highland Safaris in Aberfeldy.
Golfer Image copyright Neil Mason
Image caption Neil Mason photographed his father driving into the sunset at Vaul Golf Club on the Isle of Tiree.

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