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While I was out sitting with the chickens amongst the trees I observed, in the leaf litter on the other side of the fence, movement of the leaves by something below. Ahead of the movement worms were coming out of the duff to the surface and moving away from the movement below the leaves.

Probably a mole.

Smart worms, but between the chickens and the mole the worms were having a bad day.
 
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Maybe a field mice?
 
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Maybe.

The moving leaf mound was about 9 inches (23 cm). The worms were pretty big, a nice meal for a mouse family. Though not as nice as the mouse party in my pantry last spring. That was a tearful lesson, I can't just put bags of food in the pantry to repack later. (I'm between cat housemates).
 
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