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Animals Your pictures of Scotland

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 October. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk. Please ensure you adhere to the BBC’s rules regarding photographs which can be found here. Image copyright Jackie Burnside Image caption We often get photo submissions of The Kelpies at Falkirk – but we hadn’t realised…

Animals Your pictures of Scotland

Animals

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 October. 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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animals Jackie Burnside

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We often get photo submissions of The Kelpies at Falkirk – but we hadn’t realised the iconic sculptures had briefly recruited a third member. Jackie Burnside from Paisley captures her dog Ilya “trying to fit in”, although she said: “He didn’t quite master the majestic look.”

animals Iain Mitchell

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Iain Mitchell is convinced autumn in the Highlands is unparalleled having stayed with his family in glamping pods in Tomatin. He took this shot after a short walk down to the Findhorn Rail Bridge.

animals Rebecca Huntley

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Rebecca Huntley

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Rebecca Huntley shared this shot of her “wee pumpkin” after a visit to Craigie’s Farm near Queensferry.

animals Catherine Harper

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Catherine Harper

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Catherine Harper from Dunfermline was stunned by a shining rainbow that appeared over Glen Coe Lochan over the weekend – she said it was the “most vivid” she had ever seen.

animals Abraham Sanchez Elguedo

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Abraham Sanchez Elguedo

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Robert Gordon student Abraham Sanchez from Colombia has been been in Scotland for about a year – but says he has “struggled to take a picture of a Highland coo” and has been “chasing the adorable animal around Scotland without any luck”. Fortunately he managed to capture this beauty just days before leaving. He said: “I will always remember the beauty of Scotland and how wonderful this country is.”

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You can find this odd looking plant – also known as a monkey puzzle tree – at the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow. Ashwin Puri enjoyed wandering around the greenery with his camera earlier this week.

animals Fiona Alexander

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Many of our photographers have moved away from greens in favour of autumn colours – including Fiona Alexander, who took this shot at Laurieston Castle, Edinburgh.

animals Robin Johnston

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Robin Johnston from Glasgow captured the moment his son leapt for joy – possibly due to the family trip to Langamull beach in Mull, or(more likely) due to the October holidays.

animals Sandy Christie

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Also taken from the coast, Sandy Christie captured a windswept sky at Anstruther lighthouse.

animals Pamela Milroy

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A regular source of curiosity for our intrepid photographers, this shot of derelict boats at Salen on the Isle of Mull were taken by Pamela Milroy.

animals Fraser Stewart

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Fraser and Audrey Stewart from Aberdeen came across these happy pigs during a trip through Glen Orchy.

animals Lindsay Innes

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Lindsay Innes captured this carpet of cobwebs early one morning at her home in Banff. She said: “The morning was very still with no wind and the early morning dew emphasised this amazing sight.”

animals Gordon Bain

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Romance was in the air for Gordon Bain in Inverness as he shot this “moon river” on Saturday.

animals Thomas Lamont

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Thomas Lamont captured this burst of colour at Callendar House in Falkirk – a 14th Century stately home known as one of the region’s “historic jewels”.

animals Susan Cuthbertson

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Susan Cuthbertson spotted this macaque mid-yawn at Blair Drummond safari park – although she admits the sleepy animal looked a little “menacing”.

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animals Stephen Welsh

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Stephen Welsh

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Halloween is just around the corner, but for Stephen Welsh’s daughter it can’t come soon enough – here she is in Larkhall “modernising witch transportation”.

animals Natalie Stephen

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Natalie Stephen

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Some of us are stuck staring at our phones but Natalie Stephen took the time to point her lens skyward at The Hermitage in Dunkeld.

animals Murray Reid

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Murray Reid took his wife and two children to Balmaha to climb Conic Hill – in completely normal Scottish attire – when they came across this Highland cow.

animals Ron Macdonald

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Ron Macdonald captured the split second before a young gannet plunged into the water off Cairnbulg, near Fraserburgh.

animals John Stewart

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John Stewart

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The season has inspired many of our contributors this week, including John Stewart, who took this shot at Haddo estate in Aberdeenshire.

animals Christopher Tollan

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Christopher Tollan from Wishaw took a closer look at urban landscapes this week – he attended the preview night of the Shining Lives: Fortunes of Fate light installation in New Lanark.

animals Alex Grant

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Meanwhile back out in the wilderness, Alex Grant from Edinburgh took Casper “the wee white dug” to admire the view at Loch Tarff in the Highlands on a beautiful Sunday morning.

animals Andy Dyce

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Some 119 miles south, Andy Dyce took his camera out to Loch Rusky in Stirling where he captured the perfectly still water.

animals Jane Sayliss

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Jane Sayliss found herself inches away from a stag during a drive through Torridon in the Highlands – she managed to capture this shot on her phone.

animals David Hughes

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David Hughes sent in this autumnal reflection of Stac Pollaidh, which he took while driving part of the North Coast 500 last weekend.

animals Margaret Stewart

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Margaret Stewart took this vibrant shot during a visit to Pitlochry.

animals Stewart Paul

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And finally Stewart Paul took this very serene image during a stroll in the Johnston Gardens in Aberdeen.

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