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Your pictures of Scotland 24 April - 1 May


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

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image copyrightAlan Tough
image captionThe dark side of the moon: Alan Tough got this shot from his bedroom window in Elgin.
image copyrightToby Price
image captionWoodwind instrument? Toby Price thought this squirrel looked like it was playing the flute at Haining Loch in Selkirk.
image copyrightAnthony Jackson
image captionWheelie beautiful: Anthony Jackson captured this lovely Perth sunset as two people took some exercise.
image copyrightNick Collins
image captionFollow the yellow chick road: Nick Collins spotted this yellowhammer on his local lockdown walk at Newtonhill.
image copyrightPaul Adams
image captionNicely 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 copyrightElena Dyu-Killoh
image captionPerfect setting: A calming shot as the sun goes down from Elena Dyu-Killoh at Lossiemouth.
image copyrightHelen Robertson
image captionDozy ducklingzzz: Helen Robertson spotted these sleepy heads in the sun in Linn Park on the south side of Glasgow.
image copyrightDavid Livingstone
image captionAye, cloud: "What a sky over the Round Church, Bowmore, Islay", says David Livingstone.
image copyrightBrian McGregor
image captionPretty in pink: Brian McGregor caught this "stunning" sunset and the Queensferry Crossing from his back garden.
image copyrightAlistair McCahon
image captionFox 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 copyrightSandy Neillands
image captionCar mirror: Sandy Neillands was reflecting on life in Fairlie, Ayrshire, with this eye-catching shot.
image copyrightDavid Yardley
image captionWaves goodbye: The sun disappears at the beach at Barvas in Lewis, from David Yardley.
image copyrightHazel Hall
image captionStopped 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 copyrightTony Hammock
image captionStill life: Last light at Connel Sound near Oban and all was quiet, says Tony Hammock.
image copyrightMike Watt
image captionNo butts: "Spike the Manx Loaghton looks pretty fearsome but is actually quite friendly", says Mike Watt in Berwickshire.
image copyrightAli Foote
image captionTrawl-ley dash: Ali Foote sent this glistening image of fishermen continuing their efforts from Loch Broom, Ullapool.
image copyrightNeil Menzies
image captionA 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 copyrightDiana Carswell
image captionFlower power: "Glorious evening in Lamlash", says Diana Carswell. "Hoping to be able to welcome visitors back to enjoy Arran soon. Stay safe everyone."
image copyrightAngela Burke
image captionOne 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 copyrightJohn Kerr
image captionSwan about: John Kerr saw this "graceful" sight above farmland while on a daily escape in the Edinburgh area.
image copyrightPeter Winn
image caption...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 copyrightLouise Willis
image captionSilhou-pette: Sunset overlooking Chatelherault Country Park in South Lanarkshire with Louise Willis and Solo.
image copyrightClive Shiach
image captionHeartfelt tribute: Nine-year-old Lexi Mae Shiach from Lossiemouth made this NHS beach stone and driftwood symbol for a school project.
image copyrightHolly Pullan
image captionA 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 copyrightSheryl Weurman
image captionMonumentally quiet: Sheryl Weurman's shot shows how empty Edinburgh's streets can be.
image copyrightKathryn Koromilas
image captionKeep giving me stick: Henri enjoys a stick while the clouds darken over Loch Ryan, from Kathryn Koromilas.
image copyrightJohn Connor
image captionStep class: Ducks in Oban working on their social distancing, from John Connor.
image copyrightColin Rankin
image captionAn 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 copyrightPeter Sloan
image captionWell contained: At Clydeport Ltd at Greenock Ocean Terminal, Peter Sloan and the operations team created this tribute to the NHS.
image copyrightJacki Gordon
image captionAn aerial view: Possibly mixed signals between these two, as seen by Jacki Gordon in Glasgow.
image copyrightJane Chilton
image captionBlooming lovely: A bright scene to lift spirits, as seen in Glasgow by Jane Chilton.
image copyrightKarl Hughes
image captionIsland 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 copyrightShona Martin
image captionWindow 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 copyrightDavid Long
image captionAmazing Grace: Ash McNeil and Ally Hood with baby Grace on Seamill beach in Ayrshire, courtesy of their friend David Long.

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