There are a range of organisations in Australia that undertake or contribute to wader monitoring and capture-based research.
- BirdMark for VWSG and AWSG band and flag resightings
- Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme (ABBBS)
- Australasian Wader Studies Group (AWSG)
- New South Wales (NSW) Wader Studies Group
Contact: Phil Straw
- Queensland Wader Studies Group
For QLD band and leg flag sightings go to https://waders.org.au/leg-flag-observation/
- Western Australia (WA) BirdLife Australia
Contact: WA BirdLife office
- Broome Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wardens: (08) 9193 5600
- Birdlife Australia was created in 2012 from the merger of Birds Australia and Bird Observation & Conservation Australia (BOCA).For more than 100 years, these two groups have been powerful advocates for native birds and their habitats. Now, they have united as an independent, not-for-profit organisation with one important aim: creating a bright future for Australia’s birds. Phone: (03) 9347 0757
Some international sites which contain information and/or photos of waders.
- East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is the forum for government, not-for-profit research and conservation groups and private enterprise to get together and formulate conservation programs for migratory waterbirds, their habitat and the livelihoods of people dependent on them across our flyway.
- Wetlands International is the world’s leading non-profit organisation concerned with the conservation of wetlands and wetland species.
- Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) (UK):
- Observations of Taiwanese birds can be submitted to Shorebird Resighting Information of the East Asia-Australasian Flyway. This site was set up and is maintained by Chung Yu Chiang, a prominent shorebird researcher in Taiwan, on behalf of the Taiwan Wader Studies Group.
- Western Atlantic Shorebird Association (WASA)
- International Wader Study Group (IWSG)
Wader Study is the peer-reviewed journal of the IWSG.