I feel like I'd recognize this if I could see it completely open, but as it is, I have no idea.
( Two more photos, one with ant )
This is the same bud as yesterday, from a different angle, and rotated 90 degrees in post-processing.
Not only does this creature have a fly in its hair, but if you look closely, there's some kind of larva crawling out from behind its eye. I guess that would upset anybody.
I love the leaf wads this species puts up in spring—as if all its leaves have spent the winter balled up in a sock drawer.