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 scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. 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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