Nine-year-old Barnaby Sykes with his first pheasant shot at the Kimbolton Park Shoot with a .410. Barnaby is always keen to help with feeding and watering the birds. He was asked to stand as a Gun in recognition of his efforts by the keeper. Later in the season he had an outstanding day, with a bag of nine pheasants and a woodcock. Perhaps a keen gamekeeper in the making?
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