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Your pictures of Scotland: 27 April - 4 May

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image captionStrathy Beach is where Alexandra Brown from Weydale, near Thurso, goes swimming during the summer. If you want to let us know what you think of this week's pictures, go to http://www.facebook.com/bbcscotlandnews
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image captionThe Green Man has been reborn and is hugging the May Queen at Edinburgh’s Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill. Kirsi Sutherland was among the spectators on 30 April.
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image captionNot much chance of a good lunch for this oystercatcher. Photo by Jan Morse from Aviemore.
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image captionChildren were rolling tyres in Firbush, Loch Tay, when Geoff Sutton from Guidtown, Perthshire, stopped to take a photo.
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image captionThe class of 2012 celebrated the start of study leave which marks the end of their time at Lochaber High School. Headteacher Jim Sutherland said exams are held throughout May.
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image captionEmergency shelter on the summit of Ben Nevis was covered in rime ice on Saturday when James A reached it.
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image caption'Steam returns to the Forth Bridge' was Linda Murphy's caption for this photo. Linda, from Cumbernauld, found a spot on the Forth Road Bridge walkway to take her shot.
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image captionLewis reached the snowline while climbing Lochnagar. Chris Towers is reflected in his sunglasses.
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image captionClear skies during the day were followed by this sunset over Oban. Derek Blair was there as a Christmas present.
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image captionThe sight of this industrious window cleaner at her local superstore prompted Jeannie to say she feels guilty about grumbling when washing her own windows.
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image captionA tug of war between two seagulls on top of a greenhouse. Noel Donaldson, from Wick, said the winner was on the left.
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image captionFrazer Hogg, from Broxburn, was walking along Lower Breakish beach on the Isle of Skye when he saw these mussels attached to a discarded fizzy drinks bottle.
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image captionJenna McPhee, from Crieff, was on her way home from Edinburgh when she stopped to admire this row of balconies.
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image captionAn early morning run was disrupted when Mark Barlow stopped to take a photo of this 'unknown' flower.
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image captionA windy day on St Cyrus beach created ideal conditions for Jack to fly his kite. Dad Martin Gallacher, from Laurencekirk, looked on.

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