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Donald W. Kaufman

Professor

Ph.D., 1972, University of Georgia
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior of Mammals

Population biology of mammals; community ecology of small mammals; nongame wildlife ecology; prairie ecology; conservation biology.


Selected Research Publications

Kaufman, D.W. and G.A. Kaufman.  2006.  Observations of foraging on taproots of invasive thistles by prairie voles.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:83-84. 

Kaufman, G.A. and D.W. Kaufman.  2006.  Deer mice in artificial burrows:  do number of entrances influence use?  The Prairie Naturalist 38: in press. 

Kaufman, G.A. and D.W. Kaufman.  2006.  Terrestrial mammals of the Smoky Hills National Guard Training Facility, Saline County, Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:120-124. 

Matlack, R.S., R.L. Rehmeier, B.R. McMillan, D. W. Kaufman, and G.A. Kaufman.  2006.  Unusual disturbance of small mammal live traps by American crows.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:242-244. 

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2006.  Effect of litter accumulation on seed predation in three prairie types.  American Midland Naturalist 155:278-285.        

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2006.  Species richness-productivity relationship for small mammals along a desert-grassland continuum: differential responses of functional groups.  Journal of Mammalogy 87:777-783. 

Rehmeier, R.L., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2006.   An automatic activity-monitoring system for small mammals in natural systems.  Journal of Mammalogy 87:628-634.

Kaufman, D.W., D.M. Kaufman, and G.A. Kaufman.  2005.  [Review of] Mammals of North America, by Roland W. Kays and Don E. Wilson.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:1183-1184.        

Kaufman, G.A., D.W. Kaufman, and S.C. Kocher.  2005.  Distribution of carnivore burrows in a prairie landscape.  Great Plains Research 15:15-29. 

McMillan, B.R., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2005.  Factors influencing persistence of white-footed mice.  The Prairie Naturalist 37:29-40. 

Rehmeier, R.L., G.A. Kaufman, D.W. Kaufman, and B.R. McMillan.  2005.  Long-term study of abundance of the hispid cotton rat in native tallgrass prairie.  Journal of Mammalogy 86:670‑676. 

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2005.  Rodent seed predation and GUDS:  effect of burning and topography.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:1279-1285.

O’Neal, P.R. and D.W. Kaufman.  2004.  Eastern moles on the Konza Prairie Biological Station.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 107:93-96.  

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, D.A Rintoul, and D.W. Kaufman.  2004.  Influence of prey abundance on raptors in tallgrass prairie.  The Prairie Naturalist 36:23-31.  

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2004.  Influence of fire, topography, and consumer abundance on seed predation in tallgrass prairie.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1459-1467.  

Rehmeier, R.L., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2004.  Long-distance movements of the deer mouse in tallgrass prairie.  Journal of Mammalogy 85:562-568.  

Goheen, J.R., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2003.  Effect of body size on reproductive characteristics of the northern grasshopper mouse in north-central Kansas.  The Southwestern Naturalist 48:427-431.  

Beckmann, J.P., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2002.  Distribution of eastern woodrats in a grassland-woodland mosaic:  influence of vegetation and fire.  Great Plains Research 12:157-166.  

Goheen, J.R., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2002.  Patterns of reproduction for harvest mice in north-central Kansas.  The Prairie Naturalist 34:107-113.  

Kaufman, G.A. and D.W. Kaufman.  2002.  Woodchuck recorded in Saline and Russell counties, Kansas.  The Prairie Naturalist 34:145-147.  

Matlack, R.S., D.W. Kaufman, G.A. Kaufman, and B.R. McMillan.  2002.  Long-term variation in abundance of Elliot’s short-tailed shrew (Blarina hylophaga) in tallgrass prairie.  Journal of Mammalogy 83:280-289.  

Beckmann, J.P., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2001.  Influence of habitat on distribution and abundance of the eastern woodrat in Kansas.  Great Plains Research 11:249-260.  

Matlack, R.S., D.W. Kaufman, and R.E. Charlton.  2001.  First record of the cinereus shrew for Riley County, Kansas.  The Prairie Naturalist 33:107-108.  

Matlack, R.S., D.W. Kaufman, and G.A. Kaufman.  2001.  Influence of grazing by bison and cattle on deer mice in burned tallgrass prairie.  The American Midland Naturalist 146:361-368.  

Reed, A.W., G.A. Kaufman, J.E. Boyer, Jr., and D.W. Kaufman.  2001.  Seed use by vertebrates and invertebrates in the tallgrass prairie.  The Prairie Naturalist 33:153-161.  

Kaufman, D.M., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman.  2000.  Faunal structure of small mammals in tallgrass prairie:  an evaluation of richness and spatiotemporal nestedness.  pp. 47-70.  In Reflections of a Naturalist:  Papers Honoring Professor Eugene D. Fleharty (J. R. Choate, ed.), Fort Hays Studies, Special Issue 1, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.  

Kaufman, D.W., G.A. Kaufman, and B.K. Clark.  2000.  Small mammals in native and anthropogenic habitats in central Kansas.  The Southwestern Naturalist 45:45-60.  

Kaufman, G.A. and D.W. Kaufman.  1999.  Temporal and spatial variability in a small mammal community:  an example from the mixed-grass prairie in Kansas.  pp. 147-163.  In Reflections of a Naturalist:  Papers Honoring Professor Eugene D. Fleharty (J. R. Choate, ed.), Fort Hays Studies, Special Issue 1, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.  

Matlack, R.S., P.S. Gipson, and D.W. Kaufman.  2000.  The swift fox in rangeland and cropland in western Kansas:  relative abundance, mortality, and body size.  The Southwestern Naturalist 45:221-225.  

McMillan, B.R., M.R. Cottam, and D.W. Kaufman.  2000.  Wallowing behavior of American bison (Bos bison) in tallgrass prairie: an examination of alternate explanations.  The American Midland Naturalist 144:159-167.  

 

   
   
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