Oly 75-300 II: any good for BIF?

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Oly 75-300 II: any good for BIF?

I have been dabbling in BIF with my Lumix 45-150, but the focal length is way too short. I am thinking of getting the Oly 75-300 as the price is very reasonable nowadays.

A few questions for the long-term owners of the lens:

1) Is it quick to focus at 300mm on an Olympus camera?

2) Some are saying that it is usable till 250mm only; any dissenting voices in this regard?

3) Are there any non-obvious shortcomings and merits to this lens?

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