UK 2023 in chronological order, from the most recent sightings
(References to 'Gubblecote' are to my home near Tring in Hertfordshire, England)
Seraphim, Gubblecote, 7 May
Peacock, out of hibernation, Incombe Hole, Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks, 3 May, and the next two photos
Duke of Burgundy
Orange-tip, male, the embodiment of springtime, Gubblecote, 1 May
Orange-tip, as for the previous photo
Muslin Moth, male, Gubblecote, 17 April, plus the next three moths
Orange-tip, narcissistic male, Gubblecote, 16 April
Painted Lady, nectaring on Aubretia, Gubblecote, 7 April
Emperor Moth, male, Gubblecote, 6 April (from last year's captive larvae)
Emperor Moth, the same male as in the previous photo
Emperor Moth, female, a beautifully suffused pink specimen, emerged in captivity on 28 March from ova obtained on 24 April last year from Cholesbury, Bucks.
Emperor Moth, another female reared from the same batch, also emerging on 28 March in very inclement weather conditions!
Hummingbird Hawkmoth, very early migrant, or hibernator?, rescued from a spider web, Gubblecote, 19 March
March Moth, Gubblecote, 17 March, and the next 3 moths