The bee swarm was found outside 267 Waverly Ave. on Friday.
Police moved the insects from the West 72nd Street tree.
An NYPD beekeeper vacuumed up the swarm.
Anthony Planakis, the NYPD's resident bee-catcher, estimates there were between 30,000 to 36,000 bees.
An NYPD bee expert vacuumed up 15,000 bees Saturday, the second swam he'd seen in two weeks.
The NYPD's resident bee expert said the 15,000-bee swarm means more could be on the way.
Beekeeper Anthony Planakis rescued a hive of about 18,000 bees near the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday.
Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis has been responding to city bee swarms for more than 15 years.
About 9,000 bees massed outside a Herkimer Street building Tuesday morning.
Cops found a massive swarm of 20,000 honeybees clinging to a tree in Downtown Brooklyn.
A swarm engulfed a family's Volvo at a garage Sunday until rescuers could contain the giant mass of bees.
Two swarms of bees appeared on Melrose Avenue and East 154th Street May 11, 2012.
The Big Apple Apiary is offering beekeeping apprenticeships.
There could be more bee swarms this season due to the mild winter and the early arrival of spring.
A swarm hit a Flatiron shop's awning early Tuesday, then another swarm landed half a block away.
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