Video captures swarm of 40,000 bees in South Yorkshire village

A swarm of 40,000 bees caused alarm in a South Yorkshire village.

By Claire Lewis
Thursday, 4th July 2019, 7:14 pm

The giant swarm was captured on video in Treeton, Rotherham, after concerned residents in Burntwood Crescent spotted the mass of honey bees.

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Some residents reported being stung by the bees before they were captured by Sheffield beekeeper, David Wagstaff, who runs More Bees Please.

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A swam of 40,000 bees was spotted in Treeton yesterday

He captured the bees after they eventually settled in a hive in a tree.

It is estimated that there were around 40,000.