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Your pictures of Scotland: 9 - 16 August

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 and 16 August. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk.

Leith puddle Image copyright Brian McRoberts
Image caption Last week's heavy rain caused some minor flooding in some parts of Leith in Edinburgh, but did allow Brian McRoberts to get this reflection shot.
Star sunset Burntisland Image copyright Aaron Simpson
Image caption Out of this world: Aaron Simpson captured a stunning "star" sunset from Lammerlaws, Burntisland.
Edinburgh Fringe Image copyright Craig Coventry
Image caption The Edinburgh Fringe is in full swing and this colourful collection of hanging baskets greeted Craig Coventry on the Royal Mile.
Osprey at Rothiemurchus Image copyright David Ellison
Image caption David Ellison snapped this amazing action shot of an Osprey at Rothiemurchus while on trip to Aviemore. After two days of patience he was rewarded with this photo. "I feel sorry for the fish," he said.
Largs sunset Image copyright Craig Anderson
Image caption Craig Anderson witnessed this fiery sunset at Largs last week.
woolly bike Image copyright Alistair Ferns
Image caption Woolly wheels: Alistair Ferns spotted this bike in Braemar - suitably wrapped up for the Scottish summer.
Ruairidh Ardair beach Image copyright David Falconer
Image caption Ruairidh Falconer enjoying a splash in the tidal pools on Ardeer Beach, North Ayrshire, before the heavy rain chased his family home. Sent to us by his dad David.
Fringe performer Image copyright Farnoush Hyati
Image caption A Fringe street performer's hair style seems to have been inspired by a local monument, says photographer Farnoush Hayati.
Lochranza deer Image copyright Des Creasey
Image caption Des Creasey found these deer enjoying the Lochranza sunset before the floods that followed later that night.
North Berwick beach huts Image copyright Gary Alexander
Image caption Visitors to North Berwick will enjoy these brightly-coloured beach huts at North Berwick, just like Gary Alexander did.
Outer Hebrides sheep Image copyright Anna Boback
Image caption Hello there: Anna Boback from Menstrie met these two sheep while on holiday in the Outer Hebrides. She said: "They seemed pretty surprised I wanted to join them in enjoying the view at the Butt of Lewis".
Military Tattoo Image copyright Paul King
Image caption It was a very wet Saturday evening when Paul King visited the Royal Military Tattoo, but he said the weather only added to the colours and atmosphere.
Women's tour of Scotland race Image copyright Tim Drysdale
Image caption Tim Drysdale took this image about five minutes after the start of the final stage of the Women's Tour of Scotland as it passed through Newington in Edinburgh.
Glencoe deer Image copyright James Gordon
Image caption James Gordon from Giffnock came across this photogenic deer in Glen Coe.
Andrew Muirhead Image copyright Andrew Muirhead
Image caption The Bannockburn Bowmen line up to give it their best shot in a competition in the rain in Bridge of Allan.  Photo by Andrew Muirhead.
Dolphin and child Image copyright Iain Wilson
Image caption Iain Wilson was out on his boat when he came across a common dolphin and baby playing in the wake in Inverie bay, Knoydart.
Weeping Glen Image copyright Janice Carmichael
Image caption Janice Carmichael sent us this incredibly atmospheric shot of Glen Coe, the "Weeping Glen".
Tobermory Image copyright Raymond McCall
Image caption Raymond McCall was working in Tobermory last week and felt he had to capture the beautiful colours of the harbour.
red kite drying off Image copyright Valerie Ross
Image caption Val Ross from Beauly spotted this Red Kite drying out after a downpour.
Sailing on Port Ban Image copyright Nick Jones
Image caption Nick Jones has just finished a sailing fortnight at Port Ban on the Sound of Jura. The weather was magnificent but the winds were light, leading to calm races like this one.
Highland cows Image copyright JP Murray
Image caption Some clever colouring makes this shot of Highland cows on Conic Hill pop. Thanks to JP Murray for sending it to us.

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