Red-crested Turacao, from East Africa - where I lived as a child, and where my madness started.
Perhaps this bird believes my hair would make an excellent nest.

Hi, I'm Ashok Khosla, and I photograph birds.

I have photographed 924 bird species in the wild - 541 of them in continental North America (USA and Canada).
I am honored to have had my photographs requested by the following organizations:

Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuge
American Birding Association
American Bird Conservancy
Associated Press
Audubon Science Magazine
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council
Birds of North America Online
California Coast and Ocean Magazine
City of Duarte
City of Gilroy
Consumnes River Preserve
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Dos Águilas y un Sol
by Miquel Ángel González Block
Edmonton Journal
Field Museum of Chicago
Jamestown Audubon Society
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
Laguna Canyon Foundation
Le Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Mendocino Area Parks Association
National Audubon Society
National Geographic Society
National Wildlife Federation
Point Reyes National Park Service
Sacramento Bee
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society
Santa Cruz Natural History Museum
Silicon Valley Community Newspapers
South Jersey Courier Post
Three Rivers Land Conservancy
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
United States Forest Service
USA Today
Vancouver Sun

If you would like to use my pictures to further the cause of bird conservation, please send me a mail at either the address below, or on my flickr account,
along with whom you are, and how you intend to use the image, and I will most happily send you a high-resolution image.
If you would like to use the pictures for commercial use, the tax-deductible licensing fees are donated to Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society.
Please, make a difference that matters. Get a license, donate to Audubon, and sleep well at night, knowing you've helped to conserve and protect wild habitat.
Thank you.

I hope these photos inspire you to connect with nature, today, and everyday.

I'd love to hear from you. Drop me a note on my flickr account or email me at: