A selection of pictures taken around the country from our readers.
• Lynne Boyle from Galashiels captured a deer and a seagull together at Glengoulandie
• Alastair Philipson captured the view from Gaddon Loch nature reserve in Fife towards the Lomond hills in January
• Kim Proven from Lochearnhead took a picture of Loch Earn
• Ian McCracken captured a view of Edinburgh with the ntland hills looming large behind