Sandesh Kadur's new book HIMALAYA, published in 2013 and co-authored by Kamal Bawa, celebrates the dramatic and varied landscapes, wildlife, plants and peoples of the ^Mountains of Life^. Sandesh is India's leading wildlife photographer and film-maker and has documented in depth some of India's least known and most charismatic species, including the King cobra and clouded leopard. His work has garnered many top awards, including the CIWEM Environmental Photographer Award, Nature's Best Award, and the International Conservation Photography Award.
Sandesh Kadur / Water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) covered with mud after wallowing, Kazaringa NP, Assam, India
Sandesh Kadur / Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) taking off in front of a birdwatchers on domestic Asian Elephant (Elephas maximas), Kaziranga National Park, Assam. India. Critically endangered species.
Sandesh Kadur / Tiger (Panthera tigris) camouflaged amongst tall grass, looking back at photographer. Assam, India, January.
Sandesh Kadur / Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) in flight, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Critically endangered species.
Sandesh Kadur / Tree fern and landscape of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Women of the Bodo community walking across an old wooden bridge on a hot pre-monsoon afternoon in the foothills of the Bhutan Himalayas, Assam, India, September 2009
Sandesh Kadur / Blood pheasants (Ithaginis cruentus) in high alpine scrubland gather by the edge of a cliff, Bhutan, Himalaya.
Sandesh Kadur / Wreathed hornbills (Rhyiceros undulatus) roosting in tree, Pakke, Arunachal pradesh, India
Sandesh Kadur / Wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus) at nest hole, Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunchal Pradesh, India
Sandesh Kadur / Gliding frog (Rhacophorus burmanus) Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Frog (Amolops formosus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Toad (Bufo stuartii) Talle Valley sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Frog (Rhacophorus maximus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Twin spotted gliding frog (Rhacophorus bipunctatus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Chinese false cobra (Pseudoxenodon macrops) red male colour morph, Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Himalayan keelback snake (Rhabdophis himalayanus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Sandesh Kadur / King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) searching for prey on forest floor, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Sandesh Kadur / Glass lizard (Ophisaurus gracillis) Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Sandesh Kadur / Jerdon's Pit-Viper (Protobothrops jerdonii) with tongue exposed, Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Sandesh Kadur / Large Silverstripe (Childrena childreni) mating butterflies, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Fishermen displaying their catch. Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Sandesh Kadur / Greater adjutant storks (Leptoptilos dubius) at a landfill dite near the city of Guwahati, Assam, India, Critically Endangered
Sandesh Kadur / Boy proudly holding dying Blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus) that he has shot with a catapult, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, North East India. HIGHLY COMMENDED: One Earth Award - Wildlife Photogra...