The BLF say that 12million people in the UK are affected by lung disease and it is the only charity that is concerned with a variety of lung conditions...and I know many people fundraise for them.
I found a Guardian website from 2012 which lists the 1,000 top charities in the UK by income.....one near the top was the RSPB with £121,928,000. Much further down the list were ASTHMA UK and the SAMARITANS and then the BLF with £8,288,988.
I couldn't find more recent figures.
As much as I love birds and they give a lot of pleasure to people, I wonder where our priorities are. There was a similar comment by somebody else on the Guardian site.
Hope I haven't offended any bird lovers, and I do agree they do need protection....