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Your pictures: Spring

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image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is spring and we begin with a photo by Colin Nicholls.
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image captionWill Clarkson: "A very frustrating day trying to photograph boxing brown hares. They had literally no interest in performing for my camera! This is the best I got, with one hare shadow boxing at the other. Next time..."
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image captionHeather Watkins: "Tulips always make me think of spring and I couldn't resist photographing the inside of this bright red one while out on a walk in the spring sunshine at RHS Wisley in Surrey."
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image captionYvonne Gordon-Walker: "We found these snake's head fritillaries in a copse near the office when on a walk at lunchtime."
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image captionRobert Hinchley: "A young lamb standing unsure, yet boldly quizzical as I was taking photos of it from the side of the field."
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image captionOliver Levett: "Taken on a spring evening in Kent."
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image captionMia Flores-Borquez: "These are Haydee's little ducklings."
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image captionLucy Spiers: "I took this photograph in Surrey a couple of weeks ago and wanted to make a more abstract image of blossom so chose an extreme close-up view."
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image captionVivien Burdon: "This is a picture of the little spring chickens that accompanied an Easter gift to my sister in America. Her son set them up on the kitchen table in Michigan for a photo opp. The picture gets weirder the more you look at them."
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image captionRhys Fullerton: "Spring is the time when the Easter bunnies get washed in preparation for the Easter egg hunt."
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image captionAnd finally a shot by Karen Lonsdale. Next week the theme is fields and the deadline for your entries is 17 April. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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