Former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda had his leg amputated on Tuesday (April 20).
According to state-owned media, ABS News, the 83-year-old who is also a National Hero is now recovering following the surgery.
Reports are that Bird’s leg had to be amputated following a toe infection which spread to his limb.
Bird served as the island’s second prime minister after his father Antigua and Barbuda’s first prime minister.
He served from 1994 to 2004.