Your pictures of Scotland 24 April - 1 May

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 April and 1 May. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. Please ensure you adhere to the BBC's rules regarding photographs which can be found here.

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Image source, Alan Tough
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The dark side of the moon: Alan Tough got this shot from his bedroom window in Elgin.
Image source, Toby Price
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Woodwind instrument? Toby Price thought this squirrel looked like it was playing the flute at Haining Loch in Selkirk.
Image source, Anthony Jackson
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Wheelie beautiful: Anthony Jackson captured this lovely Perth sunset as two people took some exercise.
Image source, Nick Collins
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Follow the yellow chick road: Nick Collins spotted this yellowhammer on his local lockdown walk at Newtonhill.
Image source, Paul Adams
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Nicely framed: "This was the view looking out from my window on Sunday evening in Kirkcaldy and my table made for a nice reflection", says Paul Adams.
Image source, Elena Dyu-Killoh
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Perfect setting: A calming shot as the sun goes down from Elena Dyu-Killoh at Lossiemouth.
Image source, Helen Robertson
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Dozy ducklingzzz: Helen Robertson spotted these sleepy heads in the sun in Linn Park on the south side of Glasgow.
Image source, David Livingstone
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Aye, cloud: "What a sky over the Round Church, Bowmore, Islay", says David Livingstone.
Image source, Brian McGregor
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Pretty in pink: Brian McGregor caught this "stunning" sunset and the Queensferry Crossing from his back garden.
Image source, Alistair McCahon
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Fox snooze: Alistair McCahon watched this fox spend about 20 minutes relaxing in the sun in his Erskine back garden "presumably wondering where all the people have gone".
Image source, Sandy Neillands
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Car mirror: Sandy Neillands was reflecting on life in Fairlie, Ayrshire, with this eye-catching shot.
Image source, David Yardley
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Waves goodbye: The sun disappears at the beach at Barvas in Lewis, from David Yardley.
Image source, Hazel Hall
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Stopped in their tracks: Hazel Hall's photo at Waverley Station at what would have been just after rush hour on Friday shows just one person watching the departure board.
Image source, Tony Hammock
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Still life: Last light at Connel Sound near Oban and all was quiet, says Tony Hammock.
Image source, Mike Watt
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No butts: "Spike the Manx Loaghton looks pretty fearsome but is actually quite friendly", says Mike Watt in Berwickshire.
Image source, Ali Foote
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Trawl-ley dash: Ali Foote sent this glistening image of fishermen continuing their efforts from Loch Broom, Ullapool.
Image source, Neil Menzies
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A sunny disposition: Neil Menzies caught this sunset over Fidra taken from North Berwick – and even managed the added bonus of a heron in the foreground.
Image source, Diana Carswell
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Flower power: "Glorious evening in Lamlash", says Diana Carswell. "Hoping to be able to welcome visitors back to enjoy Arran soon. Stay safe everyone."
Image source, Angela Burke
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One step at a time: Angela Burke says it has taken Branan and Elspeth a long time but hopes their efforts raise some smiles in Edinburgh.
Image source, John Kerr
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Swan about: John Kerr saw this "graceful" sight above farmland while on a daily escape in the Edinburgh area.
Image source, Peter Winn
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...prey for another great bird photo? Peter Winn spotted this osprey on his morning exercise walk in Kintore by the River Don. "Flew straight over me!"
Image source, Louise Willis
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Silhou-pette: Sunset overlooking Chatelherault Country Park in South Lanarkshire with Louise Willis and Solo.
Image source, Clive Shiach
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Heartfelt tribute: Nine-year-old Lexi Mae Shiach from Lossiemouth made this NHS beach stone and driftwood symbol for a school project.
Image source, Holly Pullan
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A warm glow: "A truly spectacular experience which I'm unlikely to forget in a hurry", says Holly Pullan of this sunset at Fisherrow Sands, Musselburgh. "It was a magical moment where time stood still and the smell of the sea made me forget my worries."
Image source, Sheryl Weurman
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Monumentally quiet: Sheryl Weurman's shot shows how empty Edinburgh's streets can be.
Image source, Kathryn Koromilas
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Keep giving me stick: Henri enjoys a stick while the clouds darken over Loch Ryan, from Kathryn Koromilas.
Image source, John Connor
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Step class: Ducks in Oban working on their social distancing, from John Connor.
Image source, Colin Rankin
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An oldie but a goodie: Colin Rankin says he was lucky to have his camera at Stirling Old Bridge for "one the most amazing sunsets I’ve been lucky enough to see".
Image source, Peter Sloan
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Well contained: At Clydeport Ltd at Greenock Ocean Terminal, Peter Sloan and the operations team created this tribute to the NHS.
Image source, Jacki Gordon
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An aerial view: Possibly mixed signals between these two, as seen by Jacki Gordon in Glasgow.
Image source, Jane Chilton
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Blooming lovely: A bright scene to lift spirits, as seen in Glasgow by Jane Chilton.
Image source, Karl Hughes
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Island life: "The view from our home where five of us are in isolation - April has been stunning on our very quiet island", says Karl Hughes on Tiree.
Image source, Shona Martin
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Window of opportunity: Mary Buchanan misses her family but you can see the joy on her face even with a socially distanced visit. Picture from Shona Martin.
Image source, David Long
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Amazing Grace: Ash McNeil and Ally Hood with baby Grace on Seamill beach in Ayrshire, courtesy of their friend David Long.

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