5/6 Baker gets down and dirty!

On Friday, even though it was as cold as ice, 5/6 Baker got out into the garden in P2 to plant some potatoes. We had to spread out where we planted, as the roots grow really big and we also had to dig deep to plant our bulbs! Fingers crossed we will have some potatoes to eat later in the year!

Our Tawny Frogmouth visitors!

 

St Dominic’s is currently very privileged to have a pair of Tawny Frogmouth birds living in our playground trees. They are nocturnal (active at night) birds and mainly eat insects but during the day they like to sit in a quiet tree and camouflage. The Tawny Frogmouth takes a mate for life (or until their partner dies) and they have yellow eyes and a wide beak topped with a tuft of bristly feathers. They catch prey with their beaks, and sometimes drop from their perch onto the prey on the ground. The Tawny Frogmouth’s large eyes and excellent hearing assist them to hunt food at night time.

See if you can find them in the playground but remember – be very quiet as they are resting up for the big night of insect hunting ahead!