Adult male deers are referred to as bucks. Before they reach adulthood, male baby deer, along with female baby deer, are known as fawns.
There are a range of names for the male deer, including buck, bull, hart and stag. There are more than 100 types of deer, although the whitetail deer is the most prevalent in the United States.
Female deer are commonly called does but may also be referred to as hinds or cows. Male deer are commonly called stags but are also known as harts, bucks or bulls, while young deer are known as calfs or fawns.
A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does.
A large male deer is frequently called a stag, and a female deer is called a doe. There are other terms that are specifically applied for specific types of deer.
A group of deer is called a herd. A group of roe deer is referred to as a bevy.
A baby deer is called a fawn. This is especially true for a baby deer not yet weaned from its mother. A whitetail deer fawn is born with white spots that it loses before it is weaned.