The actress and her family take in the sights in Venice – including the famous birds of the Piazza San Marco

By People Staff
Updated September 16, 2011 08:20 PM

Salma Hayek has made some famous feathered friends: the notorious pigeons of Venice’s Piazza San Marco.

Earlier this month, the actress spent time in the Italian city with her husband, François-Henri Pinault, and their daughter Valentina, who turns 4 next week. The trio took in the city sights by gondola and mingled among tourists (and hundreds of birds) in the square. RELATED: Salma Hayek and Valentina Ride a Giant Tortoise

While her parents watched and took pictures, Valentina got very close to the gray pigeons, who flapped in her face and tried to scurry away as the little girl chased after them.

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