Charlie’s off with his dad to sort out the scourge of the cabbages with a shotgun. Yes – he is shooting butterflies Unlike most butterflies, which are in serious decline caused mainly by insecticides, the cabbage white has no large natural predators – apart from Charlie.

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This film was first shown in Fieldsports Britain episode 457. To watch the whole show go to

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