Yes, that proves that they must be sandpipers, even if we did have doubts of those eggs.
A pair of sandpipers were balancing their slender selves on a tiny beach of sand.
Sandpipers, and other birds of that kind, animated the low meadows; and among the bushes I saw the rice-bird.
Their size nearly equals that of the largest of the Sandpipers.
The last of the Sandpipers leave in November, while the Snipe remain.
This is the smallest of our Sandpipers, being under six inches in length.
They are most often found in company with other species, such as the Spotted and Least Sandpipers.
Their nesting habits are like those of the other Sandpipers.
That was because they were fond of sandpipers' eggs, and there were none in that bush.
But as for the sandpipers, they went on getting into trouble.