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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 scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. Please ensure you adhere to the BBC's rules regarding photographs which can be found here.

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Moon Image copyright Alan Tough
Image caption The dark side of the moon: Alan Tough got this shot from his bedroom window in Elgin.
Squirrel with piece of wood Image copyright Toby Price
Image caption Woodwind instrument? Toby Price thought this squirrel looked like it was playing the flute at Haining Loch in Selkirk.
Perth Image copyright Anthony Jackson
Image caption Wheelie beautiful: Anthony Jackson captured this lovely Perth sunset as two people took some exercise.
Yellowhammer Image copyright Nick Collins
Image caption Follow the yellow chick road: Nick Collins spotted this yellowhammer on his local lockdown walk at Newtonhill.
Reflection from window Image copyright Paul Adams
Image caption 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.
Lossiemouth Image copyright Elena Dyu-Killoh
Image caption Perfect setting: A calming shot as the sun goes down from Elena Dyu-Killoh at Lossiemouth.
Sleeping ducklings Image copyright Helen Robertson
Image caption Dozy ducklingzzz: Helen Robertson spotted these sleepy heads in the sun in Linn Park on the south side of Glasgow.
Round Church, Bowmore, Islay Image copyright David Livingstone
Image caption Aye, cloud: "What a sky over the Round Church, Bowmore, Islay", says David Livingstone.
Queensferry Crossing Image copyright Brian McGregor
Image caption Pretty in pink: Brian McGregor caught this "stunning" sunset and the Queensferry Crossing from his back garden.
Fox Image copyright Alistair McCahon
Image caption 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".
Sunset reflection on car Image copyright Sandy Neillands
Image caption Car mirror: Sandy Neillands was reflecting on life in Fairlie, Ayrshire, with this eye-catching shot.
Lewis beach at Barvas Image copyright David Yardley
Image caption Waves goodbye: The sun disappears at the beach at Barvas in Lewis, from David Yardley.
Waverley Station Image copyright Hazel Hall
Image caption 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.
Connel Sound Image copyright Tony Hammock
Image caption Still life: Last light at Connel Sound near Oban and all was quiet, says Tony Hammock.
Ram Image copyright Mike Watt
Image caption No butts: "Spike the Manx Loaghton looks pretty fearsome but is actually quite friendly", says Mike Watt in Berwickshire.
Ullapool Image copyright Ali Foote
Image caption Trawl-ley dash: Ali Foote sent this glistening image of fishermen continuing their efforts from Loch Broom, Ullapool.
Sunset Image copyright Neil Menzies
Image caption 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.
Arran Image copyright Diana Carswell
Image caption Flower power: "Glorious evening in Lamlash", says Diana Carswell. "Hoping to be able to welcome visitors back to enjoy Arran soon. Stay safe everyone."
Rainbow steps Image copyright Angela Burke
Image caption 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.
Swan in flight Image copyright John Kerr
Image caption Swan about: John Kerr saw this "graceful" sight above farmland while on a daily escape in the Edinburgh area.
Osprey Image copyright Peter 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!"
Dog and owner Image copyright Louise Willis
Image caption Silhou-pette: Sunset overlooking Chatelherault Country Park in South Lanarkshire with Louise Willis and Solo.
NHS heart Image copyright Clive Shiach
Image caption Heartfelt tribute: Nine-year-old Lexi Mae Shiach from Lossiemouth made this NHS beach stone and driftwood symbol for a school project.
Fisherrow Sands, Musselburgh Image copyright Holly Pullan
Image caption 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."
Edinburgh Image copyright Sheryl Weurman
Image caption Monumentally quiet: Sheryl Weurman's shot shows how empty Edinburgh's streets can be.
Dog Image copyright Kathryn Koromilas
Image caption Keep giving me stick: Henri enjoys a stick while the clouds darken over Loch Ryan, from Kathryn Koromilas.
Ducks Image copyright John Connor
Image caption Step class: Ducks in Oban working on their social distancing, from John Connor.
Stirling Old Bridge Image copyright Colin Rankin
Image caption 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".
Container rainbow Image copyright Peter Sloan
Image caption Well contained: At Clydeport Ltd at Greenock Ocean Terminal, Peter Sloan and the operations team created this tribute to the NHS.
Pigeon on aerial Image copyright Jacki Gordon
Image caption An aerial view: Possibly mixed signals between these two, as seen by Jacki Gordon in Glasgow.
Flowers in Glasgow Image copyright Jane Chilton
Image caption Blooming lovely: A bright scene to lift spirits, as seen in Glasgow by Jane Chilton.
Childen on Tiree Image copyright Karl Hughes
Image caption 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.
Lady waving at window Image copyright Shona Martin
Image caption 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.
Couple with baby Image copyright David Long
Image caption 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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