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Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer

Marjorie Eileen Doris Courtenay-Latimer, South African ornithologist (East London, Eastern Cape 24 February 1907 – East London, Eastern Cape 17 May 2004)

Discovered the the fish species coelacanth (1938) described by Smith

Described a new bird subspecies (Saxicola torquatus clanceyi)

On the races of the Stonechat occurring in the Cape Province, South Africa, with the description of a new form. Bull. Br. Orn. Club 81:114-7, 1961


With G.G. Smith, H. Bokelman & A. Batten. The flowering plants of the Tsitsikama forest and Coastal National Park (1967)

Check list of the birds of the East London area. South African Avifauna Series 20:1-76, 1964

Gray’s beaked whale Mesoplodon grayi. Ann. Cape Prov. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) 3:122, 1963

Birds of the State Alluvial Diamond Diggings: from Holgat to Orange Mouth. Ann. Cape Prov. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) 3:44-56, 1963

Birds seen in the Gonubie bird sanctuary. Ostrich 33:38-40, 1962

The Black Springbuck. Afr. Wildlife 15(1):15-8, 1961

With J.M. Winterbottom. A list of the birds of Little Namaqualand. South Afr. Avif. Series Percy FitzPatrick Inst. Afr. Orn. 1:1-46, 1961

Two rare seal records for South Africa. Ann. Cape Prov. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) 1:102, 1961

Whales on our coast. Zool. Soc. South. Afr. News Bull. 2(1):23-4, 1960

With P.A. Clancey. The occurrence of migratory Palaearctic quail in South Africa. Ostrich 31:169-72, 1960

Extensions to the ranges of three species in the Cape Province. Ostrich 28:172-4, 1957

Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio Linnaeus. Ostrich 28:171, 1957

On the breeding of Sterna vittata tristanensis Murphy off the coast of Cape Province, South Africa. Bull. Brit. Ornith. Club 77:82-3, 1957

Red Tailed Tropical Bird (Phaethon rubricauda) in the Eastern Cape and the Orange Free State. Ostrich 26:38, 1955

The English sparrow at East London. Bokmakierie 7:32, 1955

Investigation of the Cape Gannet (Morus capensis). Ostrich 25 (3): 106-15, 1954

Sea bird migrants. Ostrich 24:50, 1953

Marine birds at and offshore at Bird Island, Algoa Bay. Ostrich 24(1):27-32, 1953

With C. Gibson-Hill. A preliminary note on the Bird Island group in Algoa Bay. Ostrich 17(2):175-86, 1946

The ground hornbill (Bucorvus cafer). Ostrich 13:121-36, 1942

Knysma lourie (Turacus corythaix corythaix). Ostrich 13:1-9, 1942

Breeding of the Mountain buzzard (Buteo oreophilus Hartert & Neuman). Ostrich 12:20-3, 1941

Tern observations at Bird Island, Algoa Bay, C.P. Ostrich 8(2):61-7, 1937


Latimeria Smith 1939 (Pisces)