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Wayward Arctic bird rescued in Roxbury

A wind-buffeted bird native to Arctic islands landed in ­Roxbury this week and into the hands of three 10-year-olds.

The trio found the dovekie on a street in Egleston Square and brought it in a box to the Boston Rescue 2 firehouse there early Thursday evening, said Greg Conlan, a firefighter with Rescue 2.

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