Your pictures of Scotland 21 - 28 May

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 21 and 28 May.

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Image source, Alan Bruce
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Fall fowl: Alan Bruce captured the magnificent moment this gannet was diving at North Berwick.
Image source, Alex Grant
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Jewel in the crown: Alex Grant had a lovely walk to the Queen's Well at Invermark.
Image source, Ally Rule
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All bark and no bite: Ally Rule came across this giant sequoia in the grounds of Coul House in Contin while celebrating her sister-in-law’s 50th birthday.
Image source, Charlie West
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Cirrusly beautiful: Charlie West, who took this picture from Newhaven in Edinburgh, said: "You can see the bridges faintly in the background."
Image source, Clive Turner
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Bird's eye view: Clive Turner could not believe he was able to get so close to this Shag at the Swan Pond at Culzean Castle.
Image source, David Dowson
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The pecking order: David Dowson captured this blackbird collecting grubs and insects in his garden in Langbank.
Image source, David Hamilton
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Bee-witching: David Hamilton managed to capture this incredibly close up picture of a bee resting one early morning this week in Ruchill park in Glasgow.
Image source, Derek Brown
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Rooting for you: Derek Brown says this is his favourite tree in Stow in the Scottish Borders.
Image source, Frank Urban
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Cry me a litter: Frank Urban was shocked at the amount of rubbish this swan was living in at Auchinstarry Quarry, Croy.
Image source, Gareth Strang
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Botany plants lately? Gareth Strang has enjoyed watching this hosta plant growing in his garden in Larbert.
Image source, Gavin Scott
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Kill two birds with the one bath: Gavin Scott caught these wood pigeons enjoying some al fresco bathing in Kirkcudbright, saying "We need a bigger bath."
Image source, Geoff Smith
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What UV is what you get: Geoff Smith captured this magnificent sunset over the Arran hills from his garden in Brodick.
Image source, Gerry Connor
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A dark horse: Gerry Connor caught this serene moment in Old Kilpatrick.
Image source, Grant Downie
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It's a dog's life: 10-month-old Great Dane, Wilbur, holding puppy Rufus at Lamlash on the Isle of Arran, with a protective paw. Picture by Grant Downie
Image source, Ian White
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Not your average run of the mill flock: Ian White saw this old threshing mill between Ballater and Braemar.
Image source, Jen Mackay
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Heat wave: Jen Mackay said they had the whole beach to themselves at Roseisle.
Image source, John Paterson
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On the rocks: John Paterson was at Duncansby Head, Caithnesss - the most northerly point of the mainland - this week.
Image source, David J M Coleman
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Free as a bird: A gannet taking off after diving into Cable Bay on Colonsay, picture by David J M Coleman.
Image source, Kenny Barr
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Sneak a beak: Kenny Barr took this picture at Glencoe Lochan, Ballachulish, with the Pap of Glencoe in the background.
Image source, Liam Shand
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Get over it: Liam Shand took this beautiful picture of the old packhorse bridge, Carrbridge.
Image source, Neil Easton
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I don't give a hoot: Neil Easton and his wife said they left this baby Tawny owl alone when they came across it in Burnturk in Fife.
Image source, Martin Welch
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Nothing to write home about: Martin Welch admired the view at Broadford Bay on the Isle of Skye.
Image source, Robert Klaus
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Tunnel vision: Robert Klaus was only looking forward when he came across this scene on a coastal path in East Lothian.
Image source, Rory McEwan
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Bridge the light fantastic: Rory McEwan captured a magical light at the bridges in Queensferry.
Image source, Scott Innes
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Harnest in: Scott Innes saw this seagull nesting on a Tornado fighter statue at The Enterprise Park at Forres.
Image source, Stewart Marshall
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In plane sight: Stewart Marshall captured this final approach by plane into Barra over some Caribbean-esque beaches.
Image source, Richard Taylor
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Walking a thin line: Slackliner Jack O’ Keefe enjoys an evening wobble at the John Muir Country Park in Dunbar. Picture by Richard Taylor.
Image source, Allan Pettigrew
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Oh buoy, what a sight: Allan Pettigrew managed to capture the V&A and the Discovery all in one picture.
Image source, Joyce Grieves
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Nuts about you: This red squirrel at Findo Gask near Perth made Joyce Grieves' day.
Image source, Kenny Barr
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Like a duck to water: A mum and her brood at Glencoe Lochan. Picture by Kenny Barr.
Image source, Ryo Yanagida
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Fields of gold: PhD student Ryo Yanagida took this golden picture of rapeseed just south of St Andrews.
Image source, Anna Martin
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Bird on a wire: Anna Martin managed to get unusually close to this Swallow in her village of Dewartown.
Image source, Melissa McCulloch
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Melissa McCulloch was quite taken by this crab sculpture at Culzean Castle.
Image source, Niall Fraser
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Hidden gem: Niall Fraser found the Dukes Monument in Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton.
Image source, Brian Colston
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Bad hair day: Tufty the red squirrel was photographed at Cluny Gardens, Aberfeldy, by Brian Colston.
Image source, Lindsay McClure
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Goosebumps: Lindsay McClure took this delightful picture of baby geese peaking out from behind their mum’s wings in South Queensferry.
Image source, Andy Robertson
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Crocodile rock: Andy Robertson discovered this reptilian-looking stone formation on an early morning jog on Lossiemouth West beach.
Image source, Tom Kelly
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Flying the nest: Tom Kelly saw this young jackdaw tentatively finding its balance as it ventured out into the big wide world - its sibling can be seen looking on from the safety of the nest in Edinburgh.
Image source, Jacki Gordon
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Birds of a feather: Jacki Gordon took this incredible picture of gulls in Glasgow.
Image source, Mark Sutherland
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In the pink: Mark Sutherland took this beautiful shot of a house between Dingwall and Evanton.

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