Your pictures of Scotland 15 - 22 January

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 15 and 22 January. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. Please ensure you adhere to the BBC's rules regarding photographs that can be found here.

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Image source, Ann Baldwin
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Hot dog: Ann Baldwin thinks it looks warm enough for a swim in this shot looking towards Inchcolm Island and Arthur’s Seat from the sailing club in Dalgety Bay, Fife, 10 minutes before sunrise.
Image source, Tessa McAndrew
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Little sucker: Tessa McAndrew helped this beautiful octopus back into the water after finding him clinging to driftwood on the beach at Lower Largo.
Image source, Claire Dunbar
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Windswept: Bad hair day for these trees in the Pentland Hills Regional Park in Edinburgh. Claire Dunbar took this picture during one of the many recent snow dumps in the area.
Image source, Colin Sergeant
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Intricate web: The sun was making an attempt to defrost this frozen spider web in Colin Sergeant's back garden in Motherwell.
Image source, David Fox
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Hindsight: David Fox thinks this roe deer fawn that he captured on his camera at Strathbraan in Perthshire will be "a future Monarch of the Glen".
Image source, Gordon Brandie
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True snowman: Only Gordon Brandie knows what this Highland fling snowman is wearing under his kilt and peg sporran in Faskally, Perthshire.
Image source, Hamish Will
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Still life: Artistic beauty found when looking through a drainage hole in the Arbroath sea wall.
Image source, Jordan Moreham
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Blurred lines: Sunrise on top of Falkland Hill in the early hours of the morning, taken by Jordan Moreham.
Image source, Judith McIntyre
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Stick together: Judith McIntyre spotted these wooden friends huddling to keep warm this winter in Kingston, Moray.
Image source, Sophia Lyons
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Howling wind: Three-year-old Poppy enjoying a very windy afternoon walk on Craiglockhart Hill in Edinburgh with her mum, Sophia Lyons.
Image source, Victor Tregubov
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Collectivism vs Individualism: Victor Tregubov took this shot of birds in countryside near Glasgow.
Image source, Colin Little
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Strike a pose: Colin Little on the bank of the River Lossie in Elgin, said: "This otter posed for a couple of shots before diving under again."
Image source, Derek Brown
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Black and white: Derek Brown took this snowy scene in Stow just outside Galashiels in the Scottish Borders.
Image source, Michelle Moggach
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Ebb and flow: Michelle Moggach said it was "Baltic but beautiful" at Aberdeen Beach while she gazed at the sea.
Image source, Alan Kemp
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Alan Kemp said about 100 fieldfares descended on his pink berry Rowan trees in Murthly, Perthshire and devoured the lot in one sitting.
Image source, Shirley Faichney
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Mindfulness: Shirley Faichney captured a zen moment during a recent sunrise at West Wemyss beach in Fife.
Image source, Rachel Abbie
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Bridge to nowhere: Rachel Abbie was left puzzled as to where her walk was leading at Belhaven Beach in Dunbar.
Image source, Ross McKellar
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Winter wonderland: The path for Ross McKellar looks bright in High Blantyre in Glasgow.
Image source, Agnes Neal
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Autumn meets winter: Agnes Neal observed a sole woman walking through this peaceful scene in Queen's Park in Glasgow.
Image source, David Doogan
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Squirrel Nutkin: David Doogan loves it when this bushy-tailed friend joins him for a picnic in his garden in Glencoe, Argyll.
Image source, Katie Gillingham
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Top of the world: ...well it was for Katie Gillingham and her friends on Goatfell on the Isle of Arran this week.
Image source, Arletta Babicz
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Ethereal moonlight: Arletta Babicz thought there was a "magical vibe" when he took this shot of the most photographed tree in Scotland at Loch Lomond.
Image source, Christopher Barrow
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Follow the herd: Christopher Barrow thought it was funny when this flock of sheep kept following him while he was out skiing in Almondbank, Perthshire.
Image source, Seonaidh MacInnes
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Pillars of the community: Poll nan Crann pier, known locally as Stinky Bay due to the large amount of seaweed blown onto the beach by storms which then rots in the sun. Seonaidh MacInnes took this picture at night on the Isle of Benbecula.
Image source, Jim Clark
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Rising above the herd: Jim Clark thought this beast could have been thinking outside the box when he captured this shot at Glanderston Dam, Barrhead.
Image source, Dan Price-Davies
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Virgin powder: Dan Price-Davies enjoyed Alpine conditions at Clashindarroch Forest while Nordic skiing with his son, Lestin, this week.
Image source, Steve Mitchell
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Cloud inversion: Steve Mitchell took in this stunning view overlooking a snowy drystone dyke at the top of the Cairn o' Mount (B974) road between Banchory and Fettercairn.
Image source, Louise Harper
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Winter Washingland: Louise Harper took this picture of colourful plastic pegs with no job to do during heavy snow in Motherwell.
Image source, Tamar Lewis
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The Night Walker: Tamar Lewis thought there was an eerie glow in the sky as she took an evening stroll through Pollok Country Park.
Image source, Dave Cullen
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Stripped bare: This dead-looking tree brings life to Dave Cullen's picture of the Cramond landscape in Edinburgh.
Image source, Kenn Begley
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Duck down: All but one mallard enjoying the food thrown to them at St Fillans in the snow, taken by Kenn Begley.
Image source, Neil Marchant
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Winter coat: Glen Tanar cleansed in white, near the summit of Baudy Meg in Aberdeenshire, taken by Neil Marchant.
Image source, Laura Steel
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Fyrish sunrise: It's as if Sir Hector Munro ordered his monument to be put in the best light possible for Laura Steel who took this picture in Evanton near Alness.
Image source, DMM Production
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Sun and shadows: Michal Markowski took this eye-catching picture in West Linton using a drone.
Image source, Jane Tweedie
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Hair ice: Jane Tweedie noticed this rare phenomenon while out walking at Craigellachie, Moray. It is also known as ice wool or frost beard and is a type of ice that forms on dead wood and takes the shape of fine, silky hair.
Image source, Izabela Bodzioch
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Udderly mootiful: Izabela Bodzioch took this picture of cows admiring the view of Ben Cruachan covered in snow.
Image source, Jan Overmeer
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Ice bath: Jan Overmeer said he changed his mind about going for a swim in Loch Carron when he was greeted by this frozen scene.
Image source, Graeme Mackay
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Jack Frost: Graeme Mackay was mesmerised by the patterns Mother Nature had made on the sunroof of his car in Aberdeen.
Image source, Bob Smart
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Swan Lake: Bob Smart captured the sheer power and might of this magnificent bird at Townhill Loch in Fife.
Image source, James MacArthur
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Fine sunset: James MacArthur captured the fresh breath of brightness burning the last corner of Loch Fyne as the sun dropped below the skyline.

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