Your pictures of Scotland: 20 - 27 August

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 20 and 27 August.

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Image source, George McLaughlin
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George McLaughlin took this drone shot of Richard Groom's Floating Head concrete sculpture in the Canting basin in Glasgow.
Image source, Jamie Ballantine
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Jamie Ballantine from Blanefield said that after "hundreds of hours" spent trying to capture a photo of a kingfisher, this one appeared "on a branch above the water just five metres away."
Image source, Natalie Gardiner
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Natalie Gardiner from South Queensferry took this photo of her four-year-old son's "last day of summer before starting Primary One" at Seacliff Beach.
Image source, Tom Kelly
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Tom Kelly from Edinburgh said: "I was delighted to capture these goldfinches putting on quite a display around Murrayfield Stadium."
Image source, Morag Calder
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Morag Calder sent in this picture of her dog Angus having a chat with the neighbours.
Image source, Jack Roden
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Jack Roden from Lanark captured this shot at the beach in Durness.
Image source, Robyn Gilfillan
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Robyn Gilfillan took this tender photo at Inverbeg, Loch Lomond.
Image source, Rudi Pereira
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Rudi Pereira took this shot from the summit of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh while waiting for the blue moon to rise.
Image source, Jayne Elder
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Jayne Elder said: "Splendid sunset with views to Jura and a piper, enjoying the ambience on camping holiday in Port Ban."
Image source, Ian Barnes
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Ian Barnes said: "This dog looked suitably bored on a warm and muggy day at South Queensferry watching life go by from the top window."
Image source, Katrina McPherson
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Katrina McPherson took this dramatic shot on a boat trip near North Berwick.
Image source, Marianne Lang
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Marianne Lang from Aberdeen said: "Peace returns to Salen Bay, Arisaig, after tropical rain."
Image source, Francis McCafferty
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Francis McCafferty took this photo of Loch Duich featuring Eilean Donan Castle.
Image source, Andrew Davidson
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Andrew Davidson said: "Snapped this pic of our 10-year-old son Jensen chilling, watching the beautiful sunset on the Lake of Menteith."
Image source, Andrew Leishman
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Andrew Leishman said: "Here is 10-year-old Bradley at his happiest catching stones whilst playing in the River Forth at Bo'Ness."
Image source, Chris Barrow
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Chris Barrow braved the midges to stop and take this photo descending from Loch Ericht down towards Loch Rannoch on his bike.
Image source, Danny McCafferty
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Danny McCafferty took this on "a beautiful evening at Waulkmill Bay, Orkney".
Image source, Douglas Baxter
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Douglas Baxter snapped this photo of a Peacock butterfly in Larkhall.
Image source, Allan Pettigrew
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Allan Pettigrew said: "Took this photo while having a walk through the Hermitage, just outside Birnam in Perthshire. It shows the Black Linn Falls in full flow below Ossians Hall."
Image source, Jane Borthwick
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Jane Borthwick took this photo of Nairn bandstand on a recent visit to her hometown.
Image source, Jean Crosland
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Jean Crosland captured this shot of "rainbow power" at Swanston, Edinburgh.
Image source, Lloyd Best
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Lloyd Best sent in this photo of kayaking in The Minch, off Scourie, as the sea haar descended.
Image source, Louise Simpson
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Louise Simpson from Banff said: "I love the kaleidoscope effect created by afternoon sun shining through fluffy willowherb seeds"
Image source, Mary McClymont
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Mary McClymont from Edinburgh took this night shot of the Falkirk Wheel.
Image source, Nicola Rae
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Nicola Rae said: "Our five-year-old cockapoo Pepper enjoying a gloriously sunny evening walk under Stirling Castle at the Kings Knot known locally as "the Cup and Saucer."
Image source, Susan Ferguson
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Susan Ferguson from Livingston said she was "photobombed" by a hoverfly as she tried to take a picture of a linseed flower in her garden.
Image source, Alan Saunders
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Alan Saunders captured this impressive cloud formation over Dumbarton Castle.
Image source, Curtis Welsh
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Curtis Welsh said: "Whilst driving from Kelso to St. Boswells in the Scottish Borders, I just had to stop and get this dramatic image of the Eildon Hills."
Image source, Anna Bobak
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Anna Bobak said: "Amber and I were celebrating International Dog Day by watching sunset on Ben A'an. It was a stunning evening and she was such a good girl!"

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