Black-tailed Deer Researchers, References, & Links


Kurt Jenkins
Wildlife Research Biologist
US Geological Survey
Researcher Website
Research Interests: Mammalian ecology; Population, Community, and Ecosystem studies of Large Mammals; Wildlife-Habitat Relationships; Designing wildlife monitoring programs


Elliott, H. W. 1982. Ecological relationships of cattle, axis deer, fallow deer, and black-tailed deer on Point Reyes peninsula. Davis: University of California.

Elliott, H. W. 1983. A Study to assess competition and carrying capacity among the ungulates of Point Reyes National Seashore. Western Region, National Park Service, University of California, Davis. Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit.

Elliott, H.W. and R.H. Barrett. 1985. Dietary overlap among axis, fallow, and black-tailed deer and cattle. Journal of Range Management 38:435-439.

Farmer, C. J., D. K. Person, and R. T. Bowyer. 2006. Risk factor and morality of black-tailed deer in a managed forest landscape. The Journal of Wildlife Management 70(5):1403-1415.

Gogan, P. J. P., S. C. Thompson, W. Pierce, and R. H. Barrett. 1986. Line-transect censuses of fallow and black-tailed deer on the Point Reyes peninsula. Calif Fish Game 72:47-61.

O’Bryan, M.K. and D.R. McCullough. 1985. Survival of black-tailed deer following relocation in California. Journal of Wildlife Management 49(1):115-119.

Riemann, H. P., R. Ruppanner, P. Willeberg, C. E. Franti, H. W. Elliott, R. A. Fisher, O. A. Brunetti, J. A. Aho, J. A. Howarth, and D. E. Behymer. 1979. Serologic profile of exotic deer at Point Reyes National Seashore. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 175:911-913.

Sansome, A. L. 1999. A prevalence study of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemonius) at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA. Davis: University of California at Davis.

Stankowich, T. and R.G. Coss. 2006. Effects of predator behavior and proximity on risk assessment by Columbian black-tailed deer. Behavioral Ecology 17:246-254.
Wallmo, O. C. 1981. The mule and black-tailed deer of North America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.


NatureServe Comprehensive Species Report
Black-tailed deer at Olympic National Park

Last updated: May 19, 2017