Your pictures of Scotland: 20 - 27 December

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 20 and 27 December. Send your photos to Please ensure you adhere to the BBC's rules regarding photographs which can be found here.

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Image source, Tom Bielawski
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Tom Bielawski took this picture of Santa on one of the bridges in Tarland, Aberdeenshire.
Image source, David Wilkinson
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David Wilkinson from Denny took this picture of Falkirk on Christmas Eve.
Image source, Emma Wallace
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Twelve-year-old Emma Wallace took this picture of the family dog during a walk in Kinross on Christmas Day.
Image source, Adrian Plumb
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These lovely Waxwings were photographed in Princes Street Gardens by Adrian Plumb. He said they come from Norway or Russia when winters are harsh.
Image source, Ian Millar
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It was a “Winter Wonderland” up the hills of Aberfoyle and the Trossachs when Ian Millar took this picture.
Image source, David Smith
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This picture of a Holly bush was taken on Christmas Eve during a family walk in the village of Dundonald, Ayrshire, by David Smith.
Image source, Alastair Ross
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Edinburgh's Christmas skyline from the top of Calton Hill, pictured by Alastair Ross.
Image source, Bruce Hamilton
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Bruce Hamilton, from Greenloaning, took this picture from Ben Ledi, showing a fog bow.
Image source, Ewan Gunn
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Taken at noon on Christmas Day at the top of Dumyat, overlooking Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument. The picture was taken by Ewan Gunn by holding a phone camera to the eyepiece of a pair of binoculars.
Image source, Carol Macdonald
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Edinburgh Christmas Market, photographed from the Mound by Carol Macdonald.
Image source, Stuart McAleese
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Stuart McAleese was up Bynack More in the Cairngorms. He took this photograph at sunrise.
Image source, Ben Tait
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Ben Tait stopped to take a photo of Ross Fountain and Edinburgh Castle on his way back from work.
Image source, Ian Munro
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Ian Munro, from Dunfermline, said this was a "spectacular sight" to see when walking in the mist beside Nairn west beach with his mother and brother. "Never seen anything like it before", he added.
Image source, Stephen Herd
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Stephen Herd took this photo of Rory's morning walk in Anstruther, Fife.
Image source, Murray Thomson
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Loch Lomond taken from Conic Hill on Christmas Day. Murray Thomson said he and his partner Drew enjoyed this view while having a Christmas lunch of soup, sandwiches, tablet and mince pies.
Image source, Ian Galbraith
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Ian Galbraith snapped this little fella at Kinnordy, near Kirriemuir, on Christmas day.
Image source, Fiona Duff
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Fiona Duff took this early morning scene from above Beauly.
Image source, Walter Baxter
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This stunning image of the Bass Rock from North Berwick Law as sea fog was clearing.was taken by Walter Baxter from Galashiels.
Image source, June Woodward
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The annual Christmas Eve Santa flypast courtesy of the Shetland Coastguard. Taken by June Woodward.
Image source, Michael O'Kane
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This serene image of Craobh Haven, Argyle, on Christmas day was snapped by Michael O’Kane from Bridge of Earn.

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